Re: [PATCH net-next] net: dsa: User per-cpu 64-bit statistics

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Aug 07 2017 - 00:27:13 EST

From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 21:33:27 -0700

> During testing with a background iperf pushing 1Gbit/sec worth of
> traffic and having both ifconfig and ethtool collect statistics, we
> could see quite frequent deadlocks. Convert the often accessed DSA slave
> network devices statistics to per-cpu 64-bit statistics to remove these
> deadlocks and provide fast efficient statistics updates.
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@xxxxxxxxx>

Applied with appropriate Fixes: tag added.