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Date:   Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:46:26 +0100
From:   Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>
To:     Alexander Lobakin <alobakin@...me>,
        Magnus Karlsson <magnus.karlsson@...el.com>
Cc:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Lemon <jonathan.lemon@...il.com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Björn Töpel <bjorn@...nel.org>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@...nel.org>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@...nel.org>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>, Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        KP Singh <kpsingh@...nel.org>, Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
        Xuan Zhuo <xuanzhuo@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Dust Li <dust.li@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, bpf@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 bpf-next 0/5] xsk: build skb by page (aka generic
 zerocopy xmit)

On 2/18/21 9:49 PM, Alexander Lobakin wrote:
> This series introduces XSK generic zerocopy xmit by adding XSK umem
> pages as skb frags instead of copying data to linear space.
> The only requirement for this for drivers is to be able to xmit skbs
> with skb_headlen(skb) == 0, i.e. all data including hard headers
> starts from frag 0.
> To indicate whether a particular driver supports this, a new netdev
> priv flag, IFF_TX_SKB_NO_LINEAR, is added (and declared in virtio_net
> as it's already capable of doing it). So consider implementing this
> in your drivers to greatly speed-up generic XSK xmit.
[...]

Applied, thanks!

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