Re: problems with e1000 and jumboframes

From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 15:40:27 EST

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 08:34:46AM -0700, Chris Leech (chris.leech@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> So how many skb allocation schemes do you code into a single driver?
> Kmalloc everything, page alloc everything, combination of kmalloc and
> page buffers for hardware that does header split? That's three
> versions of the drivers receive processing and skb allocation that
> need to be maintained.

At least try to create scheme which will not end up in 32k allocation in
atomic context. Generally I would recommend to use frag_list as much as
possible (or you can reuse skb list).

> - Chris

Evgeniy Polyakov
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