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Date:   Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:05:59 -0700
From:   Santosh Shilimkar <>
To:     Håkon Bugge <>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs

On 10/24/2017 7:16 AM, Håkon Bugge wrote:
> The number of unsignaled work-requests posted to the IB send queue is
> tracked by a counter in the rds_ib_connection struct. When it reaches
> zero, or the caller explicitly asks for it, the send-signaled bit is
> set in send_flags and the counter is reset. This is performed by the
> rds_ib_set_wr_signal_state() function.
> However, this function is not always used which yields inaccurate
> accounting. This commit fixes this, re-factors a code bloat related to
> the matter, and makes the actual parameter type to the function
> consistent.
> Signed-off-by: Håkon Bugge <>
> ---
Instead of partially doing changes inside/outside helper,
can also add inline helper for solicited state like
rds_ib_set_wr_solicited_state() and use that along
with this change.


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