Re: [PATCH v5] net: ethernet: add driver for Aurora VLSI NB8800 Ethernet controller

From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Tue Nov 10 2015 - 16:51:28 EST

On Tue, 2015-11-10 at 21:21 +0000, MÃns RullgÃrd wrote:

> Even ixgbe uses napi_complete() while netdevice.h says one should
> "consider using napi_complete_done() instead." Did the author consider
> it and decide not to, or has the driver simply not been updated?

napi_complete_done() is quite new, very few drivers use it.

It still requires a tuning (/sys/class/net/ethX/gro_flush_timeout)

> As for the napi_gro_receive() function, calling that instead of
> netif_receive_skb() is easy enough, or are there other things I should
> be doing in addition?

Nothing comes to mind, if you already have a NAPI context,
napi_gro_receive() is the way to go...

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