Bug#608144: linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64: Kernel oops: net/core/dev.c:1582 skb_gso_segment+0x109/0x263() (Bug #596802 reappeared)
On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 09:34:02AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > GRO is a specific software implementation of LRO that preserves enough
> > information that it is safe to bridge/forward the resulting skb. The
> > original packets can be reconstructed on transmit (usually through TSO,
> > otherwise through GSO).
> Thanks I'd been wondering if that was the case.
> Out of interest, does it reconstruct the exact original packets or just
> one of the possible valid segmentations of the LRO SKB?
It reconstructs the exact same packets, modulo header fields that
are supposed to be modified on forwarding.
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