Re: [PATCH] UML - Correctly handle skb allocation failures

From: Jeff Dike
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 21:21:57 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 04:53:40PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Still wanna know why it is safe for uml_net_rx to be playing with
> drop_skb when update_drop_skb() could be concurrently reallocating
> and freeing it.

Ah, yes, I missed that point in the horror of my botch last night.

I'll add irqsave/irqrestore to the locking - keep this patch, and I'll
send in a fix.


Work email - jdike at linux dot intel dot com
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