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    SubjectRe: when is alloc_skb called
    On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 03:29:14PM -0600, Sushant Sharma wrote:
    > Hi All
    >
    > I want to know which are the evnets
    > that can lead to the calling of alloc_skb
    > function which is used to allocate sk_buff.
    > Arrival and departure of packet are 2 events
    > which I know. Are there any other events/cases
    > which can lead to alloc_skb(...) function call in kernel.

    Some non-network related drivers use skb's for non-network related
    things (ieee1394 is one such abuser).

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