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Date:	Tue, 17 Apr 2007 14:53:48 +0800
From:	"Aubrey Li" <>
	"Linux Kernel" <>
Subject: [PATCH] Fix UDP checksum issue in net poll mode.

In net poll mode, the current checksum function doesn't consider the
kind of packet which is padded to reach a specific minimum length. I
believe that's the problem causing my test case failed. The following
patch fixed this issue.

Signed-off-by: Aubrey.Li <>
 net/core/netpoll.c |    7 +++++++
 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/core/netpoll.c b/net/core/netpoll.c
index 823215d..522e441 100644
--- a/net/core/netpoll.c
+++ b/net/core/netpoll.c
@@ -471,6 +471,13 @@ int __netpoll_rx(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	if (skb->len < len || len < iph->ihl*4)
 		goto out;

+	/*
+	 * Our transport medium may have padded the buffer out.
+	 * Now We trim to the true length of the frame.
+	 */
+	if (pskb_trim_rcsum(skb, len))
+		goto out;
 	if (iph->protocol != IPPROTO_UDP)
 		goto out;

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