pskb_expand_head (9) - Linux Man Pages

pskb_expand_head: reallocate header of sk_buff

NAME

pskb_expand_head - reallocate header of sk_buff

SYNOPSIS

int pskb_expand_head(struct sk_buff skb, int nhead, int ntail, gfp_t gfp_mask);

ARGUMENTS

skb

buffer to reallocate

nhead

room to add at head

ntail

room to add at tail

gfp_mask

allocation priority

DESCRIPTION

Expands (or creates identical copy, if nhead and ntail are zero) header of skb. sk_buff itself is not changed. sk_buff MUST have reference count of 1. Returns zero in the case of success or error, if expansion failed. In the last case, sk_buff is not changed.

All the pointers pointing into skb header may change and must be reloaded after call to this function.

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