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SubjectRe: boot crash in arp_error_report()

* David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 22:18:24 +0200
>
> > [PATCH] net: fix __neigh_event_send()
> >
> > commit 7fee226ad23 (net: add a noref bit on skb dst) missed one spot
> > where an skb is enqueued, with a possibly not refcounted dst entry.
> >
> > __neigh_event_send() inserts skb into arp_queue, so we must make sure
> > dst entry is refcounted, or dst entry can be freed by garbage collector
> > after caller exits from rcu protected section.
> >
> > Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> > Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
>
> Applied, thanks Eric.
>
> Ingo can we get a confirmation that this fixes the bootup crash?

Sure, will let you know how it goes.

Thanks,

Ingo


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