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Date:	Tue, 17 Nov 2009 09:02:38 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Gregory Haskins <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] net: add dataref destructor to sk_buff

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 09:22:57AM -0500, Gregory Haskins wrote:
> But really, this is somewhat orthogonal to the original problem, so let
> me see if we can bring it back on topic.  Michael stated that this patch
> in question may be problematic because there are places in the stack
> that can get_page() without also maintaining a reference to the shinfo
> object.  Evgeniy seems to say the opposite.  I am not sure who is right,
> or if I misunderstood one or both of them.  Any thoughts?

There are loads of places where this can happen.  Start with

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