Commit f6bd80bc authored by Thomas Falcon's avatar Thomas Falcon Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

ibmveth: Convert multicast list size for little-endian system

[ Upstream commit 66cf4710 ]

The ibm,mac-address-filters property defines the maximum number of
addresses the hypervisor's multicast filter list can support. It is
encoded as a big-endian integer in the OF device tree, but the virtual
ethernet driver does not convert it for use by little-endian systems.
As a result, the driver is not behaving as it should on affected systems
when a large number of multicast addresses are assigned to the device.
Reported-by: Hangbin Liu's avatarHangbin Liu <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Falcon <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJakub Kicinski <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarSasha Levin <>
parent d45c33d8
......@@ -1605,7 +1605,7 @@ static int ibmveth_probe(struct vio_dev *dev, const struct vio_device_id *id)
struct net_device *netdev;
struct ibmveth_adapter *adapter;
unsigned char *mac_addr_p;
unsigned int *mcastFilterSize_p;
__be32 *mcastFilterSize_p;
long ret;
unsigned long ret_attr;
......@@ -1627,8 +1627,9 @@ static int ibmveth_probe(struct vio_dev *dev, const struct vio_device_id *id)
return -EINVAL;
mcastFilterSize_p = (unsigned int *)vio_get_attribute(dev,
mcastFilterSize_p = (__be32 *)vio_get_attribute(dev,
if (!mcastFilterSize_p) {
dev_err(&dev->dev, "Can't find VETH_MCAST_FILTER_SIZE "
......@@ -1645,7 +1646,7 @@ static int ibmveth_probe(struct vio_dev *dev, const struct vio_device_id *id)
adapter->vdev = dev;
adapter->netdev = netdev;
adapter->mcastFilterSize = *mcastFilterSize_p;
adapter->mcastFilterSize = be32_to_cpu(*mcastFilterSize_p);
adapter->pool_config = 0;
netif_napi_add(netdev, &adapter->napi, ibmveth_poll, 16);
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