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[PATCH] Fix again the fl6_sock_lookup() fixed locking [message #22003] Thu, 18 October 2007 12:36 Go to previous message
Pavel Emelianov is currently offline  Pavel Emelianov
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YOSHIFUJI fairly pointed out, that the users increment should
be done under the ip6_sk_fl_lock not to give IPV6_FL_A_PUT a
chance to put this count to zero and release the flowlabel.

Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <>
Cc: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki <>


diff --git a/net/ipv6/ip6_flowlabel.c b/net/ipv6/ip6_flowlabel.c
index e55ae1a..b12cc22 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_flowlabel.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_flowlabel.c
@@ -210,9 +210,9 @@ struct ip6_flowlabel * fl6_sock_lookup(struct sock *sk, __be32 label)
 	for (sfl=np->ipv6_fl_list; sfl; sfl = sfl->next) {
 		struct ip6_flowlabel *fl = sfl->fl;
 		if (fl->label == label) {
-			read_unlock_bh(&ip6_sk_fl_lock);
 			fl->lastuse = jiffies;
+			read_unlock_bh(&ip6_sk_fl_lock);
 			return fl;
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