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Date:	Thu, 14 May 2015 11:28:33 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Alexander Duyck <>
Subject: Re: [net PATCH] ip_vti/ip6_vti: Clear skb->mark when resetting
 skb->dev in receive path

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 07:04:28PM -0700, Alexander Duyck wrote:
> This change makes it so that we clear the skb->mark field when we pass
> through the receive path of the IPv4 or IPv6 virtual tunnel interface.  The
> reason for clearing these fields is to resolve an apparent regression for
> the behavior before skb_scrub_packet was modified.  Without this patch I
> have to set disable_policy for the vti tunnel endpoint in order to be able
> to receive traffic.
> Fixes: 213dd74aee76 ("skbuff: Do not scrub skb mark within the same name space")
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <>

This patch makes no sense.  Please explain your problem more
clearly and tell us why the mark changes the way your packet
is dealt with and why this isn't a policy decision that should
be made in user-space.

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