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SubjectRe: BIOS question
On Sun, 30 Jun 1996, David Fries wrote:

> > In messaFrom owner-linux-kernel-outgoing@vger.rutgers.edu Sun Jun 30 13:50:12 1996
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From: "A.N.Kuznetsov" <kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru>
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Subject: Re: Recipe for disaster
To: schenk@cs.toronto.edu (Eric Schenk)
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 1996 22:41:50 +0400 (MSD)
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
In-Reply-To: <96Jun30.140332edt.15372@dvp.cs.toronto.edu> from "Eric Schenk" at Jun 30, 96 02:03:28 pm
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Hello!

> While I'm writing, I just noticed a posting on comp.os.linux.networking
> that complains that you can freeze a linux kernel by opening up
> a socket pair and dumping a couple of dozen megabytes of data across it
> in one chunk.

Note, that my fix to dev.c will not cure this problem.
I was afraid that extensive dropping could break router/bridge,
when working on interrupt at peak loads is normal and
dropped just ONE packet.

Change break to continue to cure the second problem.

Alexey Kuznetsov.


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