Re: [PATCH v5] net: ethernet: add driver for Aurora VLSI NB8800 Ethernet controller
From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Wed Nov 11 2015 - 09:10:26 EST
On Wed, 2015-11-11 at 13:54 +0000, MÃns RullgÃrd wrote:
> Mason <slash.tmp@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > On 10/11/2015 22:51, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> >> 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.
> > I was hoping to back-port this driver for my platform. Are the recent
> > features used in the driver available in 4.1? What about 3.14?
> xmit_more was added in 3.18, napi_complete_done() in 3.19.
xmit_more is a hint, you can simply consider skb->xmit_more being
replaced by 0 on old kernels if you want to backport.
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