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Date:	Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:36:14 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.0.y 0/3] rtnetlink: Fix problem with buffer allocation

From: Ben Hutchings <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 00:30:49 +0000

> These patches fix the problem that interface information including many
> VFs is too large for the 4K buffers used by glibc and other clients.
> This breaks many network services.
> The first of these ('rtnetlink: Compute and store minimum ifinfo dump
> size') went into 3.1 and has also been included in SLE11 SP2.  The
> second and third were acked by David Miller and included in 3.2.34.
> I've applied and briefly tested these changes in conjunction with a
> backport of the sfc driver to SLE11 SP3.

I'm fine with these going into 3.0.x-stable, thanks for doing the
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