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Date:	Mon, 02 Jul 2007 22:07:50 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: Suspicious fackets_out handling

From: "Ilpo_Järvinen" <>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 15:17:00 +0300 (EEST)

> On Thu, 31 May 2007, David Miller wrote:
> > Is it possible to update fastpath_cnt_hint properly perhaps?
> I think that would be valid and even accurate as it can checks skb's
> seq against fastpath_skb_hint->seq. I'm in a hurry and will be a week
> out of reach of internet connectivity but here's quick attempt to deal
> with this cleanly. Compile tested (be extra careful with this one, it's 
> done i a hurry :-)), consider to net-2.6. Considering the marginality of 
> this issue, stable might really be an overkill for this one, only a
> remotely valid concern comes to my mind in this case: possibility
> of fackets_out > packet_out might not be dealt that cleanly everywhere 
> (but I'm sure that you can come to a good decicion about it):
> [PATCH] [TCP]: SACK fastpath did override adjusted fackets_out
> Do same adjustment to SACK fastpath counters provided that
> they're valid.
> Signed-off-by: Ilpo Järvinen <>

Since the case is marginal and the patch does need some testing
I'm putting this into net-2.6.23 for now.
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