Patchwork [072/102] aoe: reserve enough headroom on skbs

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date April 8, 2013, 9:50 a.m.
Message ID <1365414657-29191-73-git-send-email-luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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Permalink /patch/234689/
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Luis Henriques - April 8, 2013, 9:50 a.m.
3.5.7.10 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>

commit 91c5746425aed8f7188a351f1224a26aa232e4b3 upstream.

Some network drivers use a non default hard_header_len

Transmitted skb should take into account dev->hard_header_len, or risk
crashes or expensive reallocations.

In the case of aoe, lets reserve MAX_HEADER bytes.

David reported a crash in defxx driver, solved by this patch.

Reported-by: David Oostdyk <daveo@ll.mit.edu>
Tested-by: David Oostdyk <daveo@ll.mit.edu>
Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Cc: Ed Cashin <ecashin@coraid.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
---
 drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c b/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
index 887f68f..db30542 100644
--- a/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
+++ b/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
@@ -30,8 +30,9 @@  new_skb(ulong len)
 {
 	struct sk_buff *skb;
 
-	skb = alloc_skb(len, GFP_ATOMIC);
+	skb = alloc_skb(len + MAX_HEADER, GFP_ATOMIC);
 	if (skb) {
+		skb_reserve(skb, MAX_HEADER);
 		skb_reset_mac_header(skb);
 		skb_reset_network_header(skb);
 		skb->protocol = __constant_htons(ETH_P_AOE);