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Date:   Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:57:57 +0300
From:   Roi Dayan <>
Cc:, Paul Blakey <>,
        Oz Shlomo <>, Roi Dayan <>
Subject: [PATCH net 0/2] netfilter: conntrack: Fix CT offload timeout on heavily loaded systems

On heavily loaded systems the GC can take time to go over all existing
conns and reset their timeout. At that time other calls like from
nf_conntrack_in() can call of nf_ct_is_expired() and see the conn as
expired. To fix this when we set the offload bit we should also reset
the timeout instead of counting on GC to finish first iteration over
all conns before the initial timeout.

First commit is to expose the function that updates the timeout.
Second commit is to use it from act_ct.

Roi Dayan (2):
  netfilter: conntrack: Move nf_ct_offload_timeout to header file
  net/sched: act_ct: Set offload timeout when setting the offload bit

 include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack.h | 12 ++++++++++++
 net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c    | 12 ------------
 net/sched/act_ct.c                   |  2 ++
 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)


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