On Fri, 2016-10-14 at 13:23 +0300, Or Gerlitz wrote:
> Is this fix backportable to any kernel since the breakage?
yes, AFAIK this is beck-portable.
> Roland mentioned
> that a 2nd change introduced in 4.7-rc1 changed things a bit more such
> that the fix
> he had in his head didn't apply any more.
If you refer to shrinking both IPoIB and gso control buffer, as proposed
by Roland in:
that will not work, since the gso control buffer is grown a bit since
the first time the bug was detected.
This patch does not have that sort of issue.
> I am still travelling after netdev and would like to put an eye on the
> patch and also see that @mellanox.com someone
Not sure if that helps, but a 3rd party has already confirmed privately
that this patch fixes the bug for them.