Commit 92a0acce authored by David S. Miller's avatar David S. Miller
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net: Kill skb_truesize_check(), it only catches false-positives.

A long time ago we had bugs, primarily in TCP, where we would modify
skb->truesize (for TSO queue collapsing) in ways which would corrupt
the socket memory accounting.

skb_truesize_check() was added in order to try and catch this error
more systematically.

However this debugging check has morphed into a Frankenstein of sorts
and these days it does nothing other than catch false-positives.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 34edaa88
......@@ -416,15 +416,6 @@ extern void skb_over_panic(struct sk_buff *skb, int len,
void *here);
extern void skb_under_panic(struct sk_buff *skb, int len,
void *here);
extern void skb_truesize_bug(struct sk_buff *skb);
static inline void skb_truesize_check(struct sk_buff *skb)
int len = sizeof(struct sk_buff) + skb->len;
if (unlikely((int)skb->truesize < len))
extern int skb_append_datato_frags(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb,
int getfrag(void *from, char *to, int offset,
......@@ -860,7 +860,6 @@ static inline void sk_mem_uncharge(struct sock *sk, int size)
static inline void sk_wmem_free_skb(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
sock_set_flag(sk, SOCK_QUEUE_SHRUNK);
sk->sk_wmem_queued -= skb->truesize;
sk_mem_uncharge(sk, skb->truesize);
......@@ -143,14 +143,6 @@ void skb_under_panic(struct sk_buff *skb, int sz, void *here)
void skb_truesize_bug(struct sk_buff *skb)
WARN(net_ratelimit(), KERN_ERR "SKB BUG: Invalid truesize (%u) "
"len=%u, sizeof(sk_buff)=%Zd\n",
skb->truesize, skb->len, sizeof(struct sk_buff));
/* Allocate a new skbuff. We do this ourselves so we can fill in a few
* 'private' fields and also do memory statistics to find all the
* [BEEP] leaks.
......@@ -1137,7 +1137,6 @@ void sock_rfree(struct sk_buff *skb)
struct sock *sk = skb->sk;
atomic_sub(skb->truesize, &sk->sk_rmem_alloc);
sk_mem_uncharge(skb->sk, skb->truesize);
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