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Date:	Sun, 21 Oct 2012 15:26:10 +0200
From:	Willy Tarreau <>
To:	Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <>,
Subject: Re: 3.5 bridging regression

On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 01:53:33PM +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Hello Willy
> This is most probably the needed fix.

Good catch, as usual ! It works flawlessly here on top of 3.6.2.

> I guess David planned to send it to stable teams if not already done.

Indeed, I've not seen it there yet.

David, are you OK with sending this patch for -stable ? It fixes
a 3.5 regression causing bridge to panic.

> commit acb600def2110b1310466c0e485c0d26299898ae
> Author: Eric Dumazet <>
> Date:   Fri Oct 5 06:23:55 2012 +0000
>     net: remove skb recycling
>     Over time, skb recycling infrastructure got litle interest and
>     many bugs. Generic rx path skb allocation is now using page
>     fragments for efficient GRO / TCP coalescing, and recyling
>     a tx skb for rx path is not worth the pain.

Thanks and have a nice week-end !

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