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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 Monday, December 03, 2012 01:18:48 PM Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 01:15:01PM +0800, Jason Wang 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.
>
> We are running from the timer, so latency is not a concern I think.

Maybe, anyway it's only called when avaiable memory is low, so it should not
be an issue.


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