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Date:	Wed, 23 Jan 2013 10:59:43 +0100
From:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
To:	Yannick Koehler <>
Subject: Re: Unix Socket buffer attribution

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 09:01:53PM -0500, Yannick Koehler wrote:
>   I believe that the problem is that once we move the skb into the
> client's receive queue we need to decrease the sk_wmem_alloc variable
> of the server socket since that skb is no more tied to the server.
> The code should then account for this memory as part of the
> sk_rmem_alloc variable on the client's socket.  The function
> "skb_set_owner_r(skb,owner)" would seem to be the function to do that,
> so it would seem to me.

Your analysis does make sense. Could you cook a patch?



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