Re: 2.6.12: connection tracking broken?

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sun Jun 19 2005 - 19:51:57 EST

On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 05:18:13PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 10:05:42 +1000
> > Why does it defer them at all? Shouldn't the fact that the device is
> > bridged be transparent to the IP layer?
> The bridge netfilter layer uses netif_rx(skb) at the deepest level in
> order to avoid too deep stack usage.

Sorry, but I don't see the connection between this and deferring
NF_IP_* hooks on the transmit path.

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