Re: [RFC][PATCH 8/9] 3c59x driver conversion

From: Daniel Phillips
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 01:49:16 EST

Jeff Garzik wrote:
Peter Zijlstra wrote:
Update the driver to make use of the netdev_alloc_skb() API and the

NETIF_F_MEMALLOC does not exist in the upstream tree... nor should it, IMO.

Elaborate please. Do you think that all drivers should be updated to
fix the broken blockdev semantics, making NETIF_F_MEMALLOC redundant?
If so, I trust you will help audit for it?

netdev_alloc_skb() is in the tree, and that's fine.
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