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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 08:42:25 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	davem@...emloft.net
CC:	Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [NET-NEXT PATCH 17/18] net: add netif_napi_del function to allow
 for	removal of napistructs

Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
> 
> Adds netif_napi_del function which is used to remove the napi struct from
> the netdev napi_list in cases where CONFIG_NETPOLL was enabled.
> The motivation for adding this is to handle the case in which the number of
> queues on a device changes due to a configuration change.  Previously the
> napi structs for each queue would be left in the list until the netdev was
> freed.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> ---
> 
>  include/linux/netdevice.h |   13 +++++++++++++
>  1 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/netdevice.h b/include/linux/netdevice.h
> index 1304ad2..42fc98e 100644
> --- a/include/linux/netdevice.h
> +++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h
> @@ -826,6 +826,19 @@ static inline void netif_napi_add(struct net_device *dev,
>  	set_bit(NAPI_STATE_SCHED, &napi->state);
>  }
>  
> +/**
> + *  netif_napi_del - remove a napi context
> + *  @napi: napi context
> + *
> + *  netif_napi_del() removes a napi context from the network device napi list
> + */
> +static inline void netif_napi_del(struct napi_struct *napi)
> +{
> +#ifdef CONFIG_NETPOLL
> +	list_del(&napi->dev_list);
> +#endif
> +}
> +

David - ACK?

I would prefer to throw this in with the 18-patch igb pile, if that's OK 
with you.

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