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Date:	Tue, 10 Jun 2008 18:21:42 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] virtio_net: Fix skb->csum_start computation

Rusty Russell wrote:
> From: Mark McLoughlin <markmc@...hat.com>
> 
> hdr->csum_start is the offset from the start of the ethernet
> header to the transport layer checksum field. skb->csum_start
> is the offset from skb->head.
> 
> skb_partial_csum_set() assumes that skb->data points to the
> ethernet header - i.e. it computes skb->csum_start by adding
> the headroom to hdr->csum_start.
> 
> Since eth_type_trans() skb_pull()s the ethernet header,
> skb_partial_csum_set() should be called before
> eth_type_trans().
> 
> (Without this patch, GSO packets from a guest to the world outside the
> host are corrupted).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mark McLoughlin <markmc@...hat.com>
> Acked-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
> ---
>  drivers/net/virtio_net.c |    8 +++++---
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

applied 1-4


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