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From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
To: Florian Westphal <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH nf 0/2] netfilter: nf_nat_masquerade: don't block rtnl lock
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 03:48:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YUk56VxnSw1FzeCD@salvia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 04:46:37PM +0200, Florian Westphal wrote:
> nf_nat_masquerade registers conntrack notifiers to early-expire
> conntracks that have been using the downed device/removed address.
> With large number of disappearing devices (ppp), iterating the table
> for every notification blocks the rtnl lock for multiple seconds.
> This change unconditionally defers the walk to the system work queue
> so that rtnl lock is not blocked longer than needed.
> This is not a regression, the notifier and cleanup walk have existed
> since the functionality was added more than 20 years ago.

Series applied, thanks.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-21  1:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-15 14:46 [PATCH nf 0/2] netfilter: nf_nat_masquerade: don't block rtnl lock Florian Westphal
2021-09-15 14:46 ` [PATCH nf 1/2] netfilter: nf_nat_masquerade: make async masq_inet6_event handling generic Florian Westphal
2021-09-15 14:46 ` [PATCH nf 2/2] netfilter: nf_nat_masquerade: defer conntrack walk to work queue Florian Westphal
2021-09-21  1:48 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso [this message]

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