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Date:	Tue,  9 Jul 2013 18:10:50 +0800
From:	Jason Wang <>
Cc:	Jason Wang <>,
	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
Subject: [PATCH net 1/2] tuntap: correctly linearize skb when zerocopy is used

Userspace may produce vectors greater than MAX_SKB_FRAGS. When we try to
linearize parts of the skb to let the rest of iov to be fit in
the frags, we need count copylen into linear when calling tun_alloc_skb()
instead of partly counting it into data_len. Since this breaks
zerocopy_sg_from_iovec() since its inner counter assumes nr_frags should
be zero at beginning. This cause nr_frags to be increased wrongly without
setting the correct frags.

This bug were introduced from 0690899b4d4501b3505be069b9a687e68ccbe15b
(tun: experimental zero copy tx support)

Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <>
Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>
This patch is needed for stable.
 drivers/net/tun.c |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/tun.c b/drivers/net/tun.c
index 7eab5fc..01d5a86 100644
--- a/drivers/net/tun.c
+++ b/drivers/net/tun.c
@@ -1109,7 +1109,8 @@ static ssize_t tun_get_user(struct tun_struct *tun, struct tun_file *tfile,
 	} else
 		copylen = len;
-	skb = tun_alloc_skb(tfile, align, copylen, gso.hdr_len, noblock);
+	skb = tun_alloc_skb(tfile, align, copylen,
+			    zerocopy ? copylen : gso.hdr_len, noblock);
 	if (IS_ERR(skb)) {
 		if (PTR_ERR(skb) != -EAGAIN)

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