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Date:	Thu, 24 May 2012 12:41:56 +0200
From:	Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
To:	Krishna Kumar <>
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	davem <>, netdev <>
Subject: Re: [v4 PATCH 1/1] netfilter: Add fail-open support

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 12:17:55PM +0200, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> My main objection with this patch is that it adds more code out of the
> scope of the nf_queue handling to nf_hook_slow. And this is done for
> very specific purpose.
> @David, @Eric: Krishna aims to provide a mechanism that can be enabled
> to accept packets if the nfqueue becomes full, ie. it changes the
> default behaviour under congestion from drop to accept. It seems some
> users prefer not to block traffic under nfqueue congestion.

Florian Westphal just proposed some possible interesting solution for
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