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Re: Conntrack leak (2.6.2rc2)

To: Steve Hill <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Conntrack leak (2.6.2rc2)
From: Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 16:32:42 +0100 (CET)
Cc: <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402031415390.10797@sorbus2.navaho>
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On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Steve Hill wrote:

> No extra patches, it's the vanilla 2.6.2rc2 kernel.  I'm running a
> nonmodular kernel and have spent this morning recompiling it with
> different options - the problem is only showing up when CONFIG_IP_NF_NAT
> is turned on, so I'm guessing that you are using a modular kernel and
> since you haven't set up any rules in the nat table, the module isn't
> loaded - try modprobing it and seeing if that helps.

I can confirm that with the NAT module loaded in, the leak you described
appears. As if the reference counts created as refragging the packet
would not be cleaned up properly...

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