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Date:   Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:11:18 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <>
To:     Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>,
Cc:, Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] gso_segment: Reset skb->mac_len after modifying
 network header

On 09/11/2018 03:19 PM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> When splitting a GSO segment that consists of encapsulated packets, the
> skb->mac_len of the segments can end up being set wrong, causing packet
> drops in particular when using act_mirred and ifb interfaces in
> combination with a qdisc that splits GSO packets.
> This happens because at the time skb_segment() is called, network_header
> will point to the inner header, throwing off the calculation in
> skb_reset_mac_len(). The network_header is subsequently adjust by the
> outer IP gso_segment handlers, but they don't set the mac_len.
> Fix this by adding skb_reset_mac_len() calls to both the IPv4 and IPv6
> gso_segment handlers, after they modify the network_header.
> Signed-off-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>

Looks good but I would have appreciated a thanks or something
after the help I gave on this problem.

Reviewed-by: Eric Dumazet <>

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