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Re: skb_copy(....) ?

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Subject: Re: skb_copy(....) ?
From: Joachim.Franek@xxxxxxxxxxx (Joachim Franek)
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 15:33:00 +0100
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Am Donnerstag, 21. Februar 2002 15:22 schrieb Atif Syed:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to copy sk_buffer.
> skb_new=alloc_skb(sizeof(struct sk_buff) ,  GFP_ATOMIC);
> skb_new=pskb_copy(skb,GFP_KERNEL);
> These lines make hang the kernel. Should i have to allocate memory or only
> copy the skb to the new one. I am confused  after reading the
> documentation.
> Thanks in advance for help.
> Atif Syed
> NEC Europe Ltd. - Network Laboratories
> Email: Atif.Syed@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Have a look at:

choose "identifier search", and search for "pskb_copy".
If you choose kernel 2.4.16 (and i386) you get
the source code position: net/core/skbuff.c, line 559 .
Click on this link and see, that alloc is done.

BTW: thanks, I just need this function also.

Joachim Franek

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