Re: [PATCH RFC] tun: experimental zero copy tx support
From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Mon May 14 2012 - 15:02:31 EST
On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 20:04 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 09:54:46AM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > On Sun, 13 May 2012 18:52:06 +0300
> > "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > + /* Userspace may produce vectors with count greater than
> > > + * MAX_SKB_FRAGS, so we need to linearize parts of the skb
> > > + * to let the rest of data to be fit in the frags.
> > > + */
> > Rather than complex partial code, just go through slow path for
> > requests with too many frags (or for really small requests).
> > Creating mixed skb's seems too easy to get wrong.
> I don't object in principle but macvtap has same code
> so seems better to stay consistent.
If I remember well, code in vtap was buggy and still is.
Jason Wang fixes are not yet in, so maybe wait a bit, so that we dont
add a pile of new bugs ?
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