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SubjectRe: [net-next rfc v7 1/3] virtio-net: separate fields of sending/receiving queue from virtnet_info
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On Tuesday, December 04, 2012 02:13:11 PM Rusty Russell wrote:
> Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com> writes:
> > On Monday, December 03, 2012 12:25:42 PM Rusty Russell wrote:
> >> > +
> >> > + /* Work struct for refilling if we run low on memory. */
> >> > + struct delayed_work refill;
> >>
> >> I can't really see the justificaiton for a refill per queue. Just have
> >> one work iterate all the queues if it happens, unless it happens often
> >> (in which case, we need to look harder at this anyway).
> >
> > But during this kind of iteration, we may need enable/disable the napi
> > regardless of whether the receive queue has lots to be refilled. This may
> > add extra latency.
>
> Sure, but does it actually happen? We only use the work when we run out
> of memory. If this happens in normal behaviour we need to change
> something else...

True, I will change to use a global one.

Thanks
>
> Thanks,
> Rusty.
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