Re: 2.6.12: connection tracking broken?

From: Bart De Schuymer
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 15:43:37 EST

Op di, 21-06-2005 te 17:16 +0200, schreef Patrick McHardy:
> I unfortunately don't see a way to remove it, but we should keep
> thinking about it. Can you please check if the attached patch is
> correct? It should exclude all packets handled by bridge-netfilter
> from having their conntrack reference dropped. I didn't add nf_reset()'s
> to the bridging code because with tc actions the packets can end up
> anywhere else anyway, and this will hopefully get fixed right sometime.

Looks good.
Perhaps a compile time option to disable postponing the hooks would be

> BTW. this line from ip_sabotage_out() looks wrong, it will clear all
> flags instead of setting the BRNF_DONT_TAKE_PARENT flag (second
> patch):
> nf_bridge->mask &= BRNF_DONT_TAKE_PARENT;


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