[22/32] netvm: filter emergency skbs.

Message ID 20081002131609.278132620@chello.nl
State Changes Requested, archived
Delegated to: David Miller
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Peter Zijlstra Oct. 2, 2008, 1:05 p.m.
Toss all emergency packets not for a SOCK_MEMALLOC socket. This ensures our
precious memory reserve doesn't get stuck waiting for user-space.

The correctness of this approach relies on the fact that networks must be
assumed lossy.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
 net/core/filter.c |    3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)


Index: linux-2.6/net/core/filter.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/net/core/filter.c
+++ linux-2.6/net/core/filter.c
@@ -81,6 +81,9 @@  int sk_filter(struct sock *sk, struct sk
 	int err;
 	struct sk_filter *filter;
+	if (skb_emergency(skb) && !sk_has_memalloc(sk))
+		return -ENOMEM;
 	err = security_sock_rcv_skb(sk, skb);
 	if (err)
 		return err;