Re: [RFC][PATCH 8/9] 3c59x driver conversion
From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 02:27:57 EST
David Miller wrote:
From: Daniel Phillips <phillips@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2006 22:51:20 -0700
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?
I think he's saying that he doesn't think your code is yet a
reasonable way to solve the problem, and therefore doesn't belong
Pretty much. It is completely non-sensical to add NETIF_F_MEMALLOC,
when it should be blindingly obvious that every net driver will be
allocating memory, and every net driver could potentially be used with
NBD and similar situations.
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