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authorSimon Wunderlich <>2016-06-26 11:16:09 +0200
committerDavid S. Miller <>2016-06-29 04:01:47 -0400
commit0b3dd7dfb81ad8af53791ea2bb64b83bac1b7d32 (patch)
treebdd2e1490b047c25920b64ef9af954b7c278259e /net
parent69fc58a57e56bf5e39b48809aefffdaa1b04c945 (diff)
batman-adv: replace WARN with rate limited output on non-existing VLAN
If a VLAN tagged frame is received and the corresponding VLAN is not configured on the soft interface, it will splat a WARN on every packet received. This is a quite annoying behaviour for some scenarios, e.g. if bat0 is bridged with eth0, and there are arbitrary VLAN tagged frames from Ethernet coming in without having any VLAN configuration on bat0. The code should probably create vlan objects on the fly and transparently transport these VLAN-tagged Ethernet frames, but until this is done, at least the WARN splat should be replaced by a rate limited output. Fixes: 354136bcc3c4 ("batman-adv: fix kernel crash due to missing NULL checks") Signed-off-by: Simon Wunderlich <> Signed-off-by: Marek Lindner <> Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/batman-adv/translation-table.c b/net/batman-adv/translation-table.c
index feaf492b01ca..72abab7b01eb 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/translation-table.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/translation-table.c
@@ -650,8 +650,10 @@ bool batadv_tt_local_add(struct net_device *soft_iface, const u8 *addr,
/* increase the refcounter of the related vlan */
vlan = batadv_softif_vlan_get(bat_priv, vid);
- if (WARN(!vlan, "adding TT local entry %pM to non-existent VLAN %d",
- addr, BATADV_PRINT_VID(vid))) {
+ if (!vlan) {
+ net_ratelimited_function(batadv_info, soft_iface,
+ "adding TT local entry %pM to non-existent VLAN %d\n",
+ addr, BATADV_PRINT_VID(vid));
tt_local = NULL;
goto out;