Em Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 10:44:03PM -0700, Cheng Jin escreveu:
> I have been adding members to struct sock (by changing struct tcp_opt) in
> linux 2.4.18-3 kernel. I haven't had problems with the kernel until
> today. When I added a few more bytes (~ 20 bytes) on top of my old
> addition (around 80 bytes), the kernel would crash calling udp_sendmsg
beware the data dependencies of struct sock and tcp_tw_bucket, etc, I
bet you're adding new struct members at the start of struct sock, see the
comment in include/net/tcp.h, just above struct tcp_tw_bucket definition...
and also study current include/net/sock.h in 2.5, this thing was all
changed (for the better 8) ).
> (syslogd initialization). I suspect that there may be some kind of size
> limit with struct sock/tcp_opt. The TCP connected state is checked
> from within udp_sendmsg (no idea why that is so).
so look at other protocols such as decnet that also uses the TCP_ state
macros :-) its just reusing those macros.
> I searched around on google, but didn't find anything on struct sock or
> struct tcp_opt. Does anyone know whether the size of struct sock/tcp_opt
> is capped?
> Thanks a lot,
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