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Date:	Mon, 24 Mar 2008 14:41:07 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-2.6] [TCP]: Must count fack_count also when skipping

From: Frederik Himpe <>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:36:08 +0000 (UTC)

> On Mon, 03 Mar 2008 15:53:12 +0200, Ilpo Järvinen
> wrote:
> > [PATCH net-2.6] [TCP]: Must count fack_count also when skipping
> > 
> > It makes fackets_out to grow too slowly compared with the real write
> > queue.
> > 
> > This shouldn't cause those BUG_TRAP(packets <= tp->packets_out) to
> > trigger but how knows how such inconsistent fackets_out affects here and
> > there around TCP when everything is nowadays assuming accurate
> > fackets_out. So lets see if this silences them all.
> > 
> > Reported by Guillaume Chazarain <>.
> Will this patch be applied to 2.6.24 stable? I think I have been hit by 
> the same problem recently:

I'll push it to the -stable folks for their next release
since people are actively hitting it.
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