Re: [PATCH RFC 1/6] skbuff: support per-page destructors in copy_ubufs

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On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:58:12AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-05-11 at 10:00 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > I'm seeing copy_ubufs called in my remote NFS test, which I don't
> > think I expected -- I'll investigate why this is happening today. 
> It's tcp_transmit_skb which can (conditionally) call skb_clone
> (backtrace below)

Interesting. I didn't realise we clone skbs on data path:
tcp_write_xmit calls tcp_transmit_skb with clone_it flag.
Could someone comment on why we need to clone on good path
like this?

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