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    SubjectRe: [PATCHv2] tcp: fix crash in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue
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    From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
    Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 19:39:08 +0200

    > Do you know in what exact circumstance the bug triggers ?
    >
    > It's hard to believe thousand of machines on the Internet never hit
    > it :(
    >
    > Maybe another problem in congestion control ?

    This is something to investigate, but the conditions under which
    tcp_fastretrans_alert() (the main invoker of tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue())
    does it's thing are complicated enough that I'm going to add this fix
    for the time being and push it out to stable too.

    Thanks everyone.


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