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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv1 net] xen-netfront: use correct linear area after linearizing an skb

From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 18:43:28 +0000

> Commit 97a6d1bb2b658ac85ed88205ccd1ab809899884d (xen-netfront: Fix
> handling packets on compound pages with skb_linearize) attempted to
> fix a problem where an skb that would have required too many slots
> would be dropped causing TCP connections to stall.
> However, it filled in the first slot using the original buffer and not
> the new one and would use the wrong offset and grant access to the
> wrong page.
> Netback would notice the malformed request and stop all traffic on the
> VIF, reporting:
>     vif vif-3-0 vif3.0: txreq.offset: 85e, size: 4002, end: 6144
>     vif vif-3-0 vif3.0: fatal error; disabling device
> Reported-by: Anthony Wright <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Anthony Wright <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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