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Re: [PATCH] Conntrack leak with raw sockets

To: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Conntrack leak with raw sockets
From: Phil Oester <kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 22:05:43 -0800
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On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 09:37:01PM +0100, Patrick McHardy wrote:
> Great work tracking this down. But I fear the problem will come back
> haunt us with this patch. The are more places where a packet can be
> queued indefinitely, for example stopped qdiscs. IMO the best fix
> is to drop the conntrack reference once the packet leaves IP, so we
> don't have to make any assumptions about what will happen to the
> packet - this would be in ip_finish_output2(). Could you send a patch

Something like the attached?

Phil


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