netfilter 01/03: ip6tables regression fix

Message ID 20090408165213.6702.77183.sendpatchset@x2.localnet
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: David Miller
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Patrick McHardy April 8, 2009, 4:52 p.m.
commit 49a88d18a1721ac14dbc67cd390db18ee1f3a42f
Author: Eric Dumazet <>
Date:   Mon Apr 6 17:06:55 2009 +0200

    netfilter: ip6tables regression fix
    Commit 7845447 (netfilter: iptables: lock free counters) broke
    ip6_tables by unconditionally returning ENOMEM in alloc_counters(),
    Reported-by: Graham Murray <>
    Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
    Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <>

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diff --git a/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c b/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c
index dfed176..800ae85 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c
@@ -1033,6 +1033,8 @@  static struct xt_counters *alloc_counters(struct xt_table *table)
+	return counters;