Re: [37/50] Fix inet_diag OOPS.

From: Patrick McHardy
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 00:12:43 EST

Dan Merillat wrote:
> On 9/24/07, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>netlink_run_queue() doesn't handle multiple processes processing the
>>queue concurrently. Serialize queue processing in inet_diag to fix
>>a oops in netlink_rcv_skb caused by netlink_run_queue passing a
>>NULL for the skb.
> I just got this one on 2.6.23-RC1, looks the same to me but posting
> the oops anyway to doublecheck.
> [1015205.245269] RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff804eb6a5>] [<ffffffff804eb6a5>] netlink_run_queue+0xb2/0x104
> ...
> [1015205.245315] Call Trace:
> [1015205.245323] [<ffffffff8819a024>] :inet_diag:inet_diag_rcv+0x24/0x2f

Yes, this is the same oops. Its fixed in the current -rc.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at