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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next V4 0/5] vhost: accelerate metadata access through vmap()
On Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 02:37:08PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:55:52 +0800
>
> > This series tries to access virtqueue metadata through kernel virtual
> > address instead of copy_user() friends since they had too much
> > overheads like checks, spec barriers or even hardware feature
> > toggling.
> >
> > Test shows about 24% improvement on TX PPS. It should benefit other
> > cases as well.
>
> I've read over the discussion of patch #5 a few times.
>
> And it seems to me that, at a minimum, a few things still need to
> be resolved:
>
> 1) More perf data added to commit message.
>
> 2) Whether invalidate_range_start() and invalidate_range_end() must
> be paired.


Add dirty tracking.

> Etc. So I am marking this series "Changes Requested".

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