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Re: Memory leak in 2.6.11-rc1?

To: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Memory leak in 2.6.11-rc1?
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2005 18:48:36 -0800
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On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 18:58:27 +0100
Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ok, final decision: you are right :) conntrack also defragments locally
> generated packets before they hit ip_fragment. In this case the fragments
> have skb->dst set.

It's amazing how many bugs exist due to the local defragmentation and
refragmentation done by netfilter. :-)

Good catch Patrick, I'll apply this and push upstream.

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