DSA Mini-tutorial still marked as Work In Progress

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 14:33:50 PDT 2022

On 9/4/2022 2:32 PM, Arınç ÜNAL wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> On 4.09.2022 17:58, Rich Brown wrote:
>> Folks,
>> The DSA Mini-tutorial on the Wiki 
>> (https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/dsa/dsa-mini-tutorial) is 
>> still marked as a "Work In Progress"
>> I should know - I wrote this up as we were getting ready to ship 
>> 21.02, and I thought that we should have something about DSA on the 
>> wiki. But I don't really know anything about DSA - I simply pieced the 
>> article together from a few forum posts. And I never received any 
>> direct feedback or saw any updates to the wiki page.
>> I was "makin' a lot of stuff up" as I wrote that page. It's the best I 
>> could do, but nothing that's written there should be taken as gospel. 
>> The italics near the top indicate areas of uncertainty. I also was 
>> guessing about the difference between device and interface definitions.
>> Here's my request:
>> It would do my heart good to have someone who's knowledgeable about 
>> DSA read through the page and either make direct corrections, or send 
>> me a note and I'll make them.  Thanks.
> I don't see much content to document DSA. All DSA does is creating a 
> network interface for each switch port. What I think should be properly 
> documented is the Bridge VLAN filtering feature. I have made some 
> efforts to do that on my playground here:
> https://openwrt.org/playground/arinc9/start
> I know I was supposed to deliver much more, much earlier. I still have a 
> huge list of things to do on LuCI, UCI and OpenWrt Wiki, forcefully 
> pushed down to the bottom of my task list.

Maybe this is enough to reference since it contains basic use cases, and 
not so basic ones, too:


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