Re: [patch net] ipvs: fix active FTP

To: horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [patch net] ipvs: fix active FTP
Cc: lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, kaber@xxxxxxxxx, wensong@xxxxxxxxxxxx, ja@xxxxxx
From: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 10:40:33 -0700 (PDT)
From: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2010 13:02:29 +0900

> From: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
> - Do not create expectation when forwarding the PORT
>   command to avoid blocking the connection. The problem is that
>   nf_conntrack_ftp.c:help() tries to create the same expectation later in
>   POST_ROUTING and drops the packet with "dropping packet" message after
>   failure in nf_ct_expect_related.
> - Change ip_vs_update_conntrack to alter the conntrack
>   for related connections from real server. If we do not alter the reply in
>   this direction the next packet from client sent to vport 20 comes as NEW
>   connection. We alter it but may be some collision happens for both
>   conntracks and the second conntrack gets destroyed immediately. The
>   connection stucks too.
> Signed-off-by: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.

> This change is also applicable to net-next, although there is some diff
> noise. Do you want me to resolve that and post a net-next version
> separately? (The same applies to "ipvs: avoid oops for passive FTP" which
> you merged into net last week.)

No need, the next time I merge net-2.6 into net-next-2.6 it will be
taken care of transparently.
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