[Devel] Re: [BUG] net_cls: Panic occured when net_cls subsystem use
jarkao2 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 03:22:32 PDT 2009
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 08:03:30AM +0000, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 07:48:12AM +0000, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> > On 29-05-2009 07:18, Minoru Usui wrote:
> > > I investigated this problem, and I found a bug in tc_ctl_tfilter() in net/sched/cls_api.c.
> > >
> > > When 'tc filter add' command is executed and proto-tcf does not exist,
> > > tcf_ctl_tfilter() allocates, initializes and chanins proto-tcf(tp) to
> > > cops->tcf_chain()'s chain before calling tp->ops->change().
> > >
> > > If tp->ops->change() returns an error, tcf_ctl_tfilter() returns an error
> > > too, but proto-tcf(tp) is not unchained yet.
> > >
> > > I think tcf_ctl_tfilter() shouldn't chain proto-tcf to the chain before it returns
> > > an error.
> > I didn't verify this too much, so I might be wrong, but it looks like
> > cls_cgroup_classify() does things a bit different than others (doesn't
> > check the 'head' etc. for NULL), so maybe you should consider fixing
> > it instead? (Btw., the tc classifier maintainer added to Cc).
> OOPS! Others mostly don't check this either, so my suggestion was wrong.
Hmm... Or maybe I wasn't so wrong; it seems classifiers which
don't assign the head during init do this check for NULL later.
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