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Date:	Mon, 22 Sep 2008 09:56:28 +1000
From:	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>
To:	Sven Wegener <sven.wegener@...aler.net>
Cc:	lvs-devel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Julian Anastasov <ja@....bg>,
	Wensong Zhang <wensong@...ux-vs.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipvs: Restrict sync message to 255 connections

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:41:56PM +0200, Sven Wegener wrote:
> The nr_conns variable in the sync message header is only eight bits wide
> and will overflow on interfaces with a large MTU. As a result the backup
> won't parse all connections contained in the sync buffer. On regular
> ethernet with an MTU of 1500 this isn't a problem, because we can't
> overflow the value, but consider jumbo frames being used on a cross-over
> connection between both directors.
> 
> We now restrict the size of the sync buffer, so that we never put more
> than 255 connections into a single sync buffer.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sven Wegener <sven.wegener@...aler.net>

Thanks Sven, applied.

-- 
Simon Horman
  VA Linux Systems Japan K.K., Sydney, Australia Satellite Office
  H: www.vergenet.net/~horms/             W: www.valinux.co.jp/en

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