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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:49:23 +0200
From:	Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>
To:	Houcheng Lin <houcheng@...il.com>
Cc:	pablo@...filter.org, Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	kadlec@...ckhole.kfki.hu, davem@...emloft.net,
	netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>,
	coreteam@...filter.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] netfilter: release skbuf when nlmsg put fail

Houcheng Lin <houcheng@...il.com> wrote:
> When system is under heavy loading, the __nfulnl_send() may may failed
> to put nlmsg into skbuf of nfulnl_instance. If not clear the skbuff on failed,
> the __nfulnl_send() will still try to put next nlmsg onto this half-full skbuf
> and cause the user program can never receive packet.
> 
> This patch fix this issue by releasing skbuf immediately after nlmst put
> failed.

Could you please try this patch on top of this one and see if the
WARN_ON goes away?

Thanks

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_log.c b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_log.c
--- a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_log.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink_log.c
@@ -649,7 +649,8 @@ nfulnl_log_packet(struct net *net,
 		+ nla_total_size(sizeof(u_int32_t))	/* gid */
 		+ nla_total_size(plen)			/* prefix */
 		+ nla_total_size(sizeof(struct nfulnl_msg_packet_hw))
-		+ nla_total_size(sizeof(struct nfulnl_msg_packet_timestamp));
+		+ nla_total_size(sizeof(struct nfulnl_msg_packet_timestamp))
+		+ nla_total_size(sizeof(struct nfgenmsg));	/* NLMSG_DONE */
 
 	if (in && skb_mac_header_was_set(skb)) {
 		size +=   nla_total_size(skb->dev->hard_header_len)
@@ -692,8 +693,7 @@ nfulnl_log_packet(struct net *net,
 		goto unlock_and_release;
 	}
 
-	if (inst->skb &&
-	    size > skb_tailroom(inst->skb) - sizeof(struct nfgenmsg)) {
+	if (inst->skb && size > skb_tailroom(inst->skb)) {
 		/* either the queue len is too high or we don't have
 		 * enough room in the skb left. flush to userspace. */
 		__nfulnl_flush(inst);
--
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