[3.8.y.z extended stable] Patch "vxlan: fix ip_select_ident skb parameter" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Nov 1 21:43:34 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    vxlan: fix ip_select_ident skb parameter

to the linux-3.8.y-queue branch of the 3.8.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.8.y.z tree, see



>From a038dd392a7ae48e7bb7ad72adb19a22be36785b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:31:53 -0700
Subject: vxlan: fix ip_select_ident skb parameter

[3.8-stable only] Fix a call to ip_select_ident() that I missed in commit
1a3365ee55bc5b7e9a752e3a535fd983714d8db2, which is the 3.8 backport
of commit 703133de331a7a7df47f31fb9de51dc6f68a9de8 upstream.

Cc: Ansis Atteka <aatteka at nicira.com>
Cc: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/vxlan.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/vxlan.c b/drivers/net/vxlan.c
index 9b2cc0c..cb6f529 100644
--- a/drivers/net/vxlan.c
+++ b/drivers/net/vxlan.c
@@ -977,7 +977,7 @@ static netdev_tx_t vxlan_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
 	/* See iptunnel_xmit() */
 	if (skb->ip_summed != CHECKSUM_PARTIAL)
 		skb->ip_summed = CHECKSUM_NONE;
-	ip_select_ident(iph, &rt->dst, NULL);
+	ip_select_ident(skb, &rt->dst, NULL);

 	err = ip_local_out(skb);
 	if (likely(net_xmit_eval(err) == 0)) {

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