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SubjectRe: Data corruption issue with splice() on 2.6.27.10
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 02:15:39PM +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 01:10:57PM +0000, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 04:02:59PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> > ...
> > > If I understood correctly Jarek's patch, he wants to allocate a page and
> > > copy linear content of the skb there, so this will end up being the same
> > > case as with splicing from the file. And while generally this may be a
> > > good idea, but with usual 1.5k mtu this will copy every skb, which is
> > > rather bad idea. Will have to think :)
> > >
> >
> > As I mentioned earlier, I (poorly) tried to realize Changli's idea
> > only, and it's more to verify the reason still (after it failed with
> > SG method...).
>
> Jarek, since it now works when disabling both SG and GSO, we know that the
> bug is triggered when passing through do_tcp_sendpage(). Thus, I will not
> try your patch #3 yet, but rather wait for fix candidates to try.

Sure! Congratulations for debugging to you and Evgeniy!

Jarek P.


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