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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 3/5] ixgbe: Add support for ndo_ll_poll
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On Tue, 2013-03-05 at 17:26 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-02-27 at 09:56 -0800, Eliezer Tamir wrote:
> > Add the ixgbe driver code implementing ndo_ll_poll.
> > It should be easy for other drivers to do something similar
> > in order to enable support for CONFIG_INET_LL_RX_POLL
>
> Yes... in fact I wonder whether the lock and state couldn't be added to
> napi_struct instead of being driver-specific.
[...]

That would potentially allow GRO to detect that it's being called in
low-latency context...

Ben.

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