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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:03:00 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: something is wrong in commit 971f10eca1 - tcp: better
 TCP_SKB_CB layout to reduce cache line misses

From: Cong Wang <>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:59:25 -0700

> On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 6:25 AM, Krzysztof Kolasa <> wrote:
>> W dniu 14.10.2014 o 02:09, Cong Wang pisze:
>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Cong Wang <> wrote:
>>>> Probably not related with this bug, but with regarding to the
>>>> offending commit, what's the point of the memmove() in tcp_v4_rcv()
>>>> since ip_rcv() already clears IPCB()?
>>> Oh, ip options are actually saved in ip_rcv_finish()... Hmm, looks scary
>>> to play with variable-length array with memmove()....
>> On my other old laptop with 32bit kernel next and graphics card Intel 945GM
>> just after the revert commit working OK,
>> before, after login to gnome shell in some seconds decorations disappear
>> 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, gnome shell, kernel source next 14-10-2014
>> Can anyone confirm this ?
> Sorry, believe it or not, for me it is hard to find a 32bit machine even VM. :)
> Could the attached patch by any chance help? I noticed cookie_v4_check()
> still uses IPCB() instead of TCPCB() at TCP layer.

Eric, please review.
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