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Date:	Fri, 11 May 2007 18:43:12 -0400
From:	jamal <hadi@...erus.ca>
To:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
Cc:	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...g.ch>,
	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: RE: take 2 WAS (RE: [RFC] make qdisc_restart more readable

On Fri, 2007-11-05 at 15:01 -0700, Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P wrote:

> The current requeue calls in qdisc_restart() returns a value of 1 to the
> upper layer. 

Which was not meaningful ;->
i.e qdisc run would break as a result.
Note, this is still in conformance with net-2.6 based on a change in the
last few days made by Herbert - I was following his lead.
I put that comment there just as something to remember and
maybe revisit later.

>  If you return 0, the __qdisc_run() won't break from the
> while() it seems if you have to successfully requeue a packet.
> 

It wont; the check is for < 0

> 
> -static inline int qdisc_restart(struct net_device *dev)
> +int
> +qdisc_restart(struct net_device *dev)
>  {
> 
> Why is this no longer defined static?
> 

Good catch - i will restore it to what it was originally.

> 
> +	/* we need to refresh q because it may be invalid since we
> droped 
> 
> <nitpick>
> droped = dropped
> </nitpick>
> 

Ok, better to fix it now before the spelling police show up ;->

> That's all I have for now.  I'll try applying it for kicks and see what
> happens.

Just make those two fixes in your version; also note, you need Davems
net-2.6 tree.

cheers,
jamal

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