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Date:	Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:40:16 -0800
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	Benjamin LaHaise <>
Cc:	Jamal Hadi Salim <>,
	David Miller <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] pkt_sched: namespace aware ifb

On Sun, 2013-01-13 at 08:57 -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-01-13 at 11:41 -0500, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:

> > pkt_sched: namespace aware ifb v2
> > 
> > Eric Dumazet pointed out that act_mirred needs to find the current net_ns,
> > and struct net pointer is not provided in the call chain.  His original
> > patch made use of current->nsproxy->net_ns to find the network namespace,
> > but this fails to work correctly for userspace code that makes use of
> > netlink sockets in different network namespaces.  Instead, pass the
> > "struct net *" down along the call chain to where it is needed.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Benjamin LaHaise <>
> > ---
> OK I'll test it at the end of the (sunny) day.

Could you resend the patch without the ifb part, I tested it
and it worked well for me, thanks !

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