path: root/include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
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authorKrzysztof Piotr Oledzki <ole@ans.pl>2008-07-21 10:01:34 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-07-21 10:10:58 -0700
commit584015727a3b88b46602b20077b46cd04f8b4ab3 (patch)
treea9b4ec18e2181e03ee24b59b30f7408bcbcf140c /include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
parentnetlink: add NLA_PUT_BE64 macro (diff)
netfilter: accounting rework: ct_extend + 64bit counters (v4)
Initially netfilter has had 64bit counters for conntrack-based accounting, but it was changed in 2.6.14 to save memory. Unfortunately in-kernel 64bit counters are still required, for example for "connbytes" extension. However, 64bit counters waste a lot of memory and it was not possible to enable/disable it runtime. This patch: - reimplements accounting with respect to the extension infrastructure, - makes one global version of seq_print_acct() instead of two seq_print_counters(), - makes it possible to enable it at boot time (for CONFIG_SYSCTL/CONFIG_SYSFS=n), - makes it possible to enable/disable it at runtime by sysctl or sysfs, - extends counters from 32bit to 64bit, - renames ip_conntrack_counter -> nf_conn_counter, - enables accounting code unconditionally (no longer depends on CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT), - set initial accounting enable state based on CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT - removes buggy IPCT_COUNTER_FILLING event handling. If accounting is enabled newly created connections get additional acct extend. Old connections are not changed as it is not possible to add a ct_extend area to confirmed conntrack. Accounting is performed for all connections with acct extend regardless of a current state of "net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct". Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Piotr Oledzki <ole@ans.pl> Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h b/include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
index f80c0ed6d870..da8ee52613a5 100644
--- a/include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
+++ b/include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
@@ -7,11 +7,13 @@ enum nf_ct_ext_id
#define NF_CT_EXT_HELPER_TYPE struct nf_conn_help
#define NF_CT_EXT_NAT_TYPE struct nf_conn_nat
+#define NF_CT_EXT_ACCT_TYPE struct nf_conn_counter
/* Extensions: optional stuff which isn't permanently in struct. */
struct nf_ct_ext {