Re: [PATCH net-next] net: netdev_alloc_skb() use build_skb()

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 19:34:16 +0200

> [PATCH net-next] net: netdev_alloc_skb() use build_skb()
> 
> netdev_alloc_skb() is used by networks driver in their RX path to
> allocate an skb to receive an incoming frame.
> 
> With recent skb->head_frag infrastructure, it makes sense to change
> netdev_alloc_skb() to use build_skb() and a frag allocator.
> 
> This permits a zero copy splice(socket->pipe), and better GRO or TCP
> coalescing.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, we can sort out any fallout very easily before 3.5 is released.

Awesome work Eric.
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html


[Linux Kernel Discussion]     [Ethernet Bridging]     [Linux Wireless Networking]     [Linux Bluetooth Networking]     [Linux Networking Users]     [VLAN]     [Git]     [IETF Annouce]     [Linux Assembly]     [Security]     [Bugtraq]     [Photo]     [Singles Social Networking]     [Yosemite Information]     [MIPS Linux]     [ARM Linux Kernel]     [ARM Linux]     [Linux Virtualization]     [Linux Security]     [Linux IDE]     [Linux RAID]     [Linux SCSI]     [Free Dating]

Add to Google Powered by Linux