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Date:	Tue, 03 Aug 2010 08:24:52 -0700
From:	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: softirq warnings when calling dev_kfree_skb_irq - bug in conntrack?

  On 08/03/2010 12:23 AM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Johannes Berg<>
> Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 09:04:34 +0200
>> I had this too:
>> But I'm not convinced it's conntrack, I'd think it's
>> commit 15e83ed78864d0625e87a85f09b297c0919a4797
>> Author: Eric Dumazet<>
>> Date:   Wed May 19 23:16:03 2010 +0000
>>      net: remove zap_completion_queue
>> which, from the looks of it, ought to be reverted because it failed to
>> take into account that dev_kfree_skb() can do more things that require
>> non-irq-context than just calling skb->destructor, like for instance the
>> conntrack thing we see here.
> Agreed.  I'll revert this and queue that up for 2.6.35-stable

FWIW I only see this in linux-next, not released 2.6.35.  But it does 
look like a likely root cause.

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