tipc: fix link established but not in session

According to the link FSM, when a link endpoint got RESET_MSG (- a
traditional one without the stopping bit) from its peer, it moves to
PEER_RESET state and raises a LINK_DOWN event which then resets the
link itself. Its state will become ESTABLISHING after the reset event
and the link will be re-established soon after this endpoint starts to
send ACTIVATE_MSG to the peer.

There is no problem with this mechanism, however the link resetting has
cleared the link 'in_session' flag (along with the other important link
data such as: the link 'mtu') that was correctly set up at the 1st step
(i.e. when this endpoint received the peer RESET_MSG). As a result, the
link will become ESTABLISHED, but the 'in_session' flag is not set, and
all STATE_MSG from its peer will be dropped at the link_validate_msg().
It means the link not synced and will sooner or later face a failure.

Since the link reset action is obviously needed for a new link session
(this is also true in the other situations), the problem here is that
the link is re-established a bit too early when the link endpoints are
not really in-sync yet. The commit forces a resync as already done in
the previous commit 91986ee166cf ("tipc: fix link session and
re-establish issues") by simply varying the link 'peer_session' value
at the link_reset().

Acked-by: Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@ericsson.com>
Signed-off-by: Tuong Lien <tuong.t.lien@dektech.com.au>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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