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authorEric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>2012-03-14 09:21:44 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2012-03-16 02:01:41 -0700
commitb8fbaef586176f6abe0eb7887ddae66e99898b79 (patch)
treede0789276c35e3cb5d55dc858ce6b76a30918efc /drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c
parentbb6d5e76fb4fba9aa36726db41404512f3286c0f (diff)
downloadlinux-sh-b8fbaef586176f6abe0eb7887ddae66e99898b79.tar.gz
wimax/i2400m: fix erroneous NETDEV_TX_BUSY use
A driver start_xmit() method cannot free skb and return NETDEV_TX_BUSY, since caller is going to reuse freed skb. In fact netif_tx_stop_queue() / netif_stop_queue() is needed before returning NETDEV_TX_BUSY or you can trigger a ksoftirqd fatal loop. In case of memory allocation error, only safe way is to drop the packet and return NETDEV_TX_OK Also increments tx_dropped counter Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Cc: Inaky Perez-Gonzalez <inaky.perez-gonzalez@intel.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c')
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c30
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c b/drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c
index 64a110604ad3..63e4b709efa9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/netdev.c
@@ -367,38 +367,28 @@ netdev_tx_t i2400m_hard_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb,
{
struct i2400m *i2400m = net_dev_to_i2400m(net_dev);
struct device *dev = i2400m_dev(i2400m);
- int result;
+ int result = -1;
d_fnstart(3, dev, "(skb %p net_dev %p)\n", skb, net_dev);
- if (skb_header_cloned(skb)) {
- /*
- * Make tcpdump/wireshark happy -- if they are
- * running, the skb is cloned and we will overwrite
- * the mac fields in i2400m_tx_prep_header. Expand
- * seems to fix this...
- */
- result = pskb_expand_head(skb, 0, 0, GFP_ATOMIC);
- if (result) {
- result = NETDEV_TX_BUSY;
- goto error_expand;
- }
- }
+
+ if (skb_header_cloned(skb) &&
+ pskb_expand_head(skb, 0, 0, GFP_ATOMIC))
+ goto drop;
if (i2400m->state == I2400M_SS_IDLE)
result = i2400m_net_wake_tx(i2400m, net_dev, skb);
else
result = i2400m_net_tx(i2400m, net_dev, skb);
- if (result < 0)
+ if (result < 0) {
+drop:
net_dev->stats.tx_dropped++;
- else {
+ } else {
net_dev->stats.tx_packets++;
net_dev->stats.tx_bytes += skb->len;
}
- result = NETDEV_TX_OK;
-error_expand:
- kfree_skb(skb);
+ dev_kfree_skb(skb);
d_fnend(3, dev, "(skb %p net_dev %p) = %d\n", skb, net_dev, result);
- return result;
+ return NETDEV_TX_OK;
}