ACK: [PATCH][Xenial] vlan: Propagate MAC address to VLANs

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Wed May 17 14:36:07 UTC 2017

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 03:34:28PM +0200, Kleber Sacilotto de Souza wrote:
> From: Mike Manning <mmanning at>
> BugLink:
> The MAC address of the physical interface is only copied to the VLAN
> when it is first created, resulting in an inconsistency after MAC
> address changes of only newly created VLANs having an up-to-date MAC.
> The VLANs should continue inheriting the MAC address of the physical
> interface until the VLAN MAC address is explicitly set to any value.
> This allows IPv6 EUI64 addresses for the VLAN to reflect any changes
> to the MAC of the physical interface and thus for DAD to behave as
> expected.
> Signed-off-by: Mike Manning <mmanning at>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at>
> (cherry picked from commit 308453aa9156a3b8ee382c0949befb507a32b0c1)
> Signed-off-by: Kleber Sacilotto de Souza <kleber.souza at>

Clean cherry pick, positive testing.

Acked-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee at>

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