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From: Thomas Monjalon <>
To: Alexander Kozyrev <>
Cc:,,,, Olivier Matz <>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] mbuf: fix external mbufs pool boundaries
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:27:16 +0200
Message-ID: <21226006.vskTBKe033@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200608075011.GN12564@platinum>

08/06/2020 09:50, Olivier Matz:
> On Mon, Jun 01, 2020 at 03:24:16PM +0000, Alexander Kozyrev wrote:
> > Memzones are created in testpmd in order to test external data
> > buffers functionality. Each memzone is 2Mb in size and divided among
> > the pool of external memory buffers.
> > 
> > Memzone may not always be fully utilized because mbufs size can vary
> > and some space can be left unused at the tail of a memzone. This is
> > not handled properly and mbuf can get the address of this leftover
> > space since this address is still valid (part of memzone), but there
> > is not enough space to fit the whole packet data. As a result packet
> > data may overflow and cause the memory corruption.
> > 
> > Take mbuf size into account when distributing memory addresses from
> > a memzone to external mbufs. Skip the remaining tail in case there
> > is not enough room for a packet and move to a next memzone instead.
> > 
> > Fixes: 6c8e50c2e5 ("mbuf: create pool with external memory buffers")
> > Cc:
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Kozyrev <>
> > Acked-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <>
> Acked-by: Olivier Matz <>

Applied, thanks

Note: there is a blank line between Fixes/Cc block and Signed/Acked block.

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-01 15:24 Alexander Kozyrev
2020-06-08  7:50 ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-11  7:27   ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]

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