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Date:	Tue, 17 Jul 2007 21:03:20 +0200
From:	"Beschorner Daniel" <Daniel.Beschorner@...ton.com>
To:	"Patrick McHardy" <kaber@...sh.net>
Cc:	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>, "Eric Dumazet" <dada1@...mosbay.com>
Subject: Re: IPSec freeze

> >>> I managed to reproduce a crash with ipcomp, will try to 
> fix it later.
> >>>       
> >> Yes, I can confirm this.
> >> After disabling IPComp the crashes went away.
> >>     
> > The crash happens in xfrm_bundle_ok when walking the bundle upwards
> > following xfrm_dst->u.next. The loop should be stopped when
> > xfrm_dst->u.next == first (the topmost xfrm_dst), but it points to
> > NULL instead. I'm pretty sure the attached patch is responsible,
> > it breaks XFRM's assumption that dst->next and xfrm_dst->u.next are
> > the same pointer and xfrm_dst now shares the next pointer with
> > rcu_head.next in struct dst_entry.
> >
> > Eric, could you look into this please?
> 
> I fixed it myself. Daniel, can you please test this patch?

Many thanks Patrick!!!
I tested it and found it working!

No more crashes with IPComp and smaller PMTUs.
But the "pmtu discovery on SA ESP/..." messages don't disappear.

Daniel
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