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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:16:51 +0100
From:	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...hat.com>
To:	Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@...rix.com>,
	Jesse Gross <jesse@...ira.com>, pshelar@...ira.com,
	dev@...nvswitch.org
CC:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>,
	Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@...ckhole.kfki.hu>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>,
	Tom Herbert <therbert@...gle.com>,
	Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
	Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>,
	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>,
	Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
	Paul Durrant <Paul.Durrant@...rix.com>,
	Jan Beulich <JBeulich@...e.com>,
	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
	Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@...e.cz>,
	netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, netfilter@...r.kernel.org,
	xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] core, nfqueue, openvswitch: Orphan frags in skb_zerocopy
 and handle errors

On 03/19/2014 10:07 PM, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
> skb_zerocopy can copy elements of the frags array between skbs, but it doesn't
> orphan them. Also, it doesn't handle errors, so this patch takes care of that
> as well.
>
> Signed-off-by: Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@...rix.com>

Acked-by: Thomas Graf <tgraf@...hat.com>

> ---
> +	if (unlikely(skb_orphan_frags(to, GFP_ATOMIC))) {
> +		skb_tx_error(to);
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +	}

Did you consider calling skb_tx_error() for Netlink message
allocation failures for the upcall as well? That memory pressure
is currently not reported back.
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