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Date:	Fri, 30 May 2008 22:12:40 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Rusty Russell <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] virtio: fix virtio_net xmit of freed skb bug

Rusty Russell wrote:
> If we fail to transmit a packet, we assume the queue is full and put
> the skb into last_xmit_skb.  However, if more space frees up before we
> xmit it, we loop, and the result can be transmitting the same skb twice.
> Fix is simple: set skb to NULL if we've used it in some way, and check
> before sending.
> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/virtio_net.c |   14 +++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

applied 1-2 (#3 was already applied)

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