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SubjectRe: [netfilter-core] 2.4.23/others and ip_conntrack causing hangs
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In message <3FCBDABF.6080804@trash.net> you write:
> Rusty Russell wrote:
>
> >Unfortunately, some packets are still referencing connections, so the
> >module *cannot* go away. Figuring out exactly where the packets are
> >referenced from is the fun part. We explicitly drop the reference in
> >ip_local_deliver_finish() for exactly this reason. Perhaps there is
> >somewhere else we should be doing the same thing.
> >
> >
> Perhaps in dev_queue_xmit ? Otherwise packets stuck in queues hold
> references to conntracks. Loopback traffic might cause some trouble
> because the "previously seen?" expection in ip_conntrack_core wouldn't
> work anymore.

But I wouldn't expect packets there to be held indefinitely, so I
never worried about it.

Rusty.
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