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Date:	Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:31:05 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tcp: fix tcp_shifted_skb() adjustment of lost_cnt_hint
 for FACK

From: Neal Cardwell <>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:45:31 -0500

> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 9:58 PM, David Miller <> wrote:
>> From: Neal Cardwell <>
>> Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:40:03 -0500
>>> Yes, I agree that it would make sense to hold off on adding these
>>> three 3.3-rc4 commits to the stable tree:
>>> cc9a672ee522d4805495b98680f4a3db5d0a0af9
>>> daef52bab1fd26e24e8e9578f8fb33ba1d0cb412
>>> 0af2a0d0576205dda778d25c6c344fc6508fc81d
>>> It would make sense to let the dust settle a bit more before adding
>>> those to the stable tree.
>>> The same goes for the patch
>>> (under review) that is in the same area of the code.
>> I totally disagree and I have submitted those fixes to -stable
>> already and do not plan to rescind those submissions at all.
> OK, sounds good to me. In that case I think it would be good to have
> the patch in -stable as
> well, since having just the three patches above would leave us with a
> known reordering issue.

I'll make sure it hits the -stable release after the one Greg is
trying to put out right now.

The change you reference rarely matters as most of the time it passes
a degreee of reordering of one.
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