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Date:   Wed, 27 May 2020 13:51:07 -0400
From:   Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@...gle.com>
To:     Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/2] tcp: add tcp_ld_RTO_revert() helper

On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 10:49 PM Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> RFC 6069 logic has been implemented for IPv4 only so far,
> right in the middle of tcp_v4_err() and was error prone.
>
> Move this code to one helper, to make tcp_v4_err() more
> readable and to eventually expand RFC 6069 to IPv6 in
> the future.
>
> Also perform sock_owned_by_user() check a bit sooner.
>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> ---

Acked-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@...gle.com>
Tested-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@...gle.com>

Nice clean-up. Thanks, Eric! It will be great to have IPv6 RFC 6069
support as well.

thanks,
neal

ps: Tested with the packetdrill script below earlier this morning to
verify that IPv4 RFC 6069 works before and after Eric's patch. Eric
independently wrote a nicer test this morning.

// Establish a connection.
    0 socket(..., SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_TCP) = 3
   +0 setsockopt(3, SOL_SOCKET, SO_REUSEADDR, [1], 4) = 0
   +0 bind(3, ..., ...) = 0
   +0 listen(3, 1) = 0

   +0 < S 0:0(0) win 32792 <mss 1460,nop,wscale 7>
   +0 > S. 0:0(0) ack 1 <mss 1460,nop,wscale 8>
+.010 < . 1:1(0) ack 1 win 257
   +0 accept(3, ..., ...) = 4

// Send 10 data segments.
   +0 write(4, ..., 14600) = 14600
   +0 > P. 1:14601(14600) ack 1

// ICMP says that the network is unreachable
+.010 < icmp unreachable net_unreachable [1:1461(1460)]

// RTO retransmit.
+.216 > . 1:1461(1460) ack 1
+.010 < icmp unreachable net_unreachable [1:1461(1460)]

// RTO retransmit, without exponential backoff.
+.216 > . 1:1461(1460) ack 1
+.010 < icmp unreachable net_unreachable [1:1461(1460)]

// RTO retransmit, without exponential backoff.
+.216 > . 1:1461(1460) ack 1
+.010 < icmp unreachable net_unreachable [1:1461(1460)]

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