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Re: [2.4/2.6 PATCHES] Change some ip_fragment checks to help IPVS

To: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [2.4/2.6 PATCHES] Change some ip_fragment checks to help IPVS
From: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 01:55:43 +0300 (EEST)
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, <wensong@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <200310141203.QAA23474@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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        Hello,

On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Yes. The test was to eliminate the pathological cases, but the test
> is really valid only when skb is generated by ip_append_*. If skb as whole
> is now owned, it is also perfect case.

        One related question: is ip_fragment() backport from 2.6
to 2.4 planned? Because so many NF hooks were changed to avoid
linearization but ip_fragment is still outdated and the forced
reassembly after ip_defrag is not always a good thing.

> Alexey

Regards

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Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>


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