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Date:   Mon, 27 May 2019 19:50:58 +0200
From:   Andreas Steinmetz <ast@...dv.de>
To:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RESEND][PATCH] Fix MACsec kernel panics, oopses and bugs

Patch will be worked over and split. I'll need to investigate one more
problem. Split patch will be resent when ready.

On Thu, 2019-05-23 at 09:11 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Andreas Steinmetz <ast@...dv.de>
> Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:46:15 +0200
> 
> > MACsec causes oopses followed by a kernel panic when attached directly or indirectly to
> a bridge. It causes erroneous
> > checksum messages when attached to vxlan. When I did investigate I did find skb leaks,
> apparent skb mis-handling and
> > superfluous code. The attached patch fixes all MACsec misbehaviour I could find. As I
> am no kernel developer somebody
> > with sufficient kernel network knowledge should verify and correct the patch where
> necessary.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Andreas Steinmetz <ast@...dv.de>
> 
> Subject lines should be of the form:
> 
> [PATCH $DST_TREE] $subsystem_prefix: Description.
> 
> Where $DST_TREE here would be "net" and $subsystem_prefix would be "macsec".
> 
> > +     /* FIXME: any better way to prevent calls to netdev_rx_csum_fault? */
> > +     skb->csum_complete_sw = 1;
> 
> Create a helper for this in linux/skbuff.h with very clear and clean comments
> explaining what is going on.

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