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    SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc9: Reported regressions from 2.6.24
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    Patrick McHardy wrote:
    > Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    >> This message contains a list of some regressions from 2.6.24, for
    >> which there
    >> are no fixes in the mainline I know of. If any of them have been
    >> fixed already,
    >> please let me know.
    >> Bug-Entry :
    >> Subject : panic using bridging on linus kernel 2.6.25-rc6
    >> Submitter : Andy Gospodarek <>
    >> Date : 2008-03-25 11:40 (20 days old)
    > This looks like another network-namespace regression.
    > icmp_send() does:
    > net = rt->>nd_net;
    > The bridge netfilter code attaches a fake dst_entry to the
    > skb which has dev == NULL when passing it to IPv4 netfilter.
    > Pavel, do you have a better ideas for fixing this than
    > instantiating a dst_entry in br_netfilter.c for every
    > device (or at least for every namespace)?

    The description of the problem was not entirely correct, the
    bridge-netfilter dst_entry does have a proper device pointer,
    it points to a dummy net_device structure however that doesn't
    have a namespace associated with it. This blows up in

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