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Date:	Mon,  1 Oct 2007 15:29:44 +0300
From:	"Ilpo Järvinen" <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: [PATCH 4/4] [TCP]: Wrap-safed reordering detection FRTO check

In case somebody has a suggestion about a better place for this
check, which must guarantee execution "early enough" (i.e,
before the wrap can occur), I'm very open to them.

Signed-off-by: Ilpo Järvinen <>
 net/ipv4/tcp_input.c |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c b/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
index cec2611..e22ffe7 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
@@ -3024,6 +3024,9 @@ static int tcp_ack(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb, int flag)
 	/* See if we can take anything off of the retransmit queue. */
 	flag |= tcp_clean_rtx_queue(sk, &seq_rtt);
+	/* Guarantee sacktag reordering detection against wrap-arounds */
+	if (before(tp->frto_highmark, tp->snd_una))
+		tp->frto_highmark = 0;
 	if (tp->frto_counter)
 		frto_cwnd = tcp_process_frto(sk, flag);

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