[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net v2] i40e: Fix MAC address setting for a VF via Host/VM

Mateusz Palczewski mateusz.palczewski at intel.com
Wed Oct 14 08:54:09 UTC 2020

From: Slawomir Laba <slawomirx.laba at intel.com>

Fix MAC setting flow for the PF driver.

Update the unicast VF's MAC address in VF structure if it is
a new setting in i40e_vc_add_mac_addr_msg.

When unicast MAC address gets deleted, record that and
set the new unicast MAC address that is already waiting in the filter
list. This logic is based on the order of messages arriving to
the PF driver.

Without this change the MAC address setting was interpreted
incorrectly in the following usecases:
1) Print incorrect VF MAC or zero MAC
ip link show dev $pf
2) Don't preserve MAC between driver reload
rmmod iavf; modprobe iavf
3) Update VF MAC when macvlan was set
ip link add link $vf address $mac $vf.1 type macvlan
4) Failed to update mac address when VF was trusted
ip link set dev $vf address $mac

This includes all other configurations including above commands.

Fixes: f657a6e1313b ("i40e: Fix VF driver MAC address configuration")
Signed-off-by: Slawomir Laba <slawomirx.laba at intel.com>
 .../ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c    | 25 +++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c
index 8e133d6..ef96f68 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c
@@ -2702,6 +2702,10 @@ static int i40e_vc_add_mac_addr_msg(struct i40e_vf *vf, u8 *msg)
 				goto error_param;
+			if (is_valid_ether_addr(al->list[i].addr) &&
+			    is_zero_ether_addr(vf->default_lan_addr.addr))
+				ether_addr_copy(vf->default_lan_addr.addr,
+						al->list[i].addr);
@@ -2729,6 +2733,7 @@ static int i40e_vc_del_mac_addr_msg(struct i40e_vf *vf, u8 *msg)
 	struct virtchnl_ether_addr_list *al =
 	    (struct virtchnl_ether_addr_list *)msg;
+	bool was_unimac_deleted = false;
 	struct i40e_pf *pf = vf->pf;
 	struct i40e_vsi *vsi = NULL;
 	i40e_status ret = 0;
@@ -2748,6 +2753,8 @@ static int i40e_vc_del_mac_addr_msg(struct i40e_vf *vf, u8 *msg)
 			goto error_param;
+		if (ether_addr_equal(al->list[i].addr, vf->default_lan_addr.addr))
+			was_unimac_deleted = true;
 	vsi = pf->vsi[vf->lan_vsi_idx];
@@ -2768,10 +2775,24 @@ static int i40e_vc_del_mac_addr_msg(struct i40e_vf *vf, u8 *msg)
 		dev_err(&pf->pdev->dev, "Unable to program VF %d MAC filters, error %d\n",
 			vf->vf_id, ret);
+	if (vf->trusted && was_unimac_deleted) {
+		struct i40e_mac_filter *f;
+		struct hlist_node *h;
+		u8 *macaddr = NULL;
+		int bkt;
+		/* set last unicast mac address as default */
+		spin_lock_bh(&vsi->mac_filter_hash_lock);
+		hash_for_each_safe(vsi->mac_filter_hash, bkt, h, f, hlist) {
+			if (is_valid_ether_addr(f->macaddr))
+				macaddr = f->macaddr;
+		}
+		if (macaddr)
+			ether_addr_copy(vf->default_lan_addr.addr, macaddr);
+		spin_unlock_bh(&vsi->mac_filter_hash_lock);
+	}
 	/* send the response to the VF */
-	return i40e_vc_send_resp_to_vf(vf, VIRTCHNL_OP_DEL_ETH_ADDR,
-				       ret);
+	return i40e_vc_send_resp_to_vf(vf, VIRTCHNL_OP_DEL_ETH_ADDR, ret);

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