Re: [PATCH RFC] virtio_net: fix patch: virtio_net: limit xmit polling
From: Rusty Russell
Date: Fri May 20 2011 - 00:51:37 EST
On Thu, 19 May 2011 01:01:25 +0300, "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The patch virtio_net: limit xmit polling
> got the logic reversed: it polled while we had
> capacity not while ring was empty.
> Fix it up and clean up a bit by using a for loop.
> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@xxxxxxxxxx>
> OK, turns out that patch was borken. Here's
> a fix that survived stress test on my box.
> Pushed on my branch, I'll send a rebased series
> with Rusty's comments addressed ASAP.
Normally you would have missed the merge window by now, but I'd really
like this stuff in, so I'm holding it open for this. I want these patches
in linux-next for at least a few days before I push them.
If you think we're not close enough, please tell me and I'll push
the rest of the virtio patches to Linus now.
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