[PATCH 20/38] netns ct: NOTRACK in netns
adobriyan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 03:43:13 PDT 2008
On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 08:35:07PM -0400, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Friday 2008-08-22 07:30, adobriyan at gmail.com wrote:
> >We wait for untracked ct refcount to drop to 1 back:
> > /* wait until all references to nf_conntrack_untracked are dropped */
> > while (atomic_read(&nf_conntrack_untracked.ct_general.use) > 1)
> > schedule();
> >Consequently it should be one per netns, otherwise netns A can prevent
> >netns B from stopping.
> But nf_conntrack_cleanup is not per netns, is it?
That's because nf_conntrack_cleanup() is _code_.
If netns A actively uses NOTRACK, untracked ct refcount will be bumped.
And netns B which haven't used NOTRACK at all will wait for netns A to
stop using NOTRACK potentially indefinitely.
> At least I do not think it should be.
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