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Date:	Thu, 28 Jun 2007 23:18:05 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <>
CC:	Jeff Garzik <>,,,
	"Kok, Auke-jan H" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] NET: [CORE] Stack changes to add multiqueue hardware
 support API

Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P wrote:
>> Looking at Peter's multiqueue patch, which should include all 
>> hard_start_xmit users (I'm not seeing sch_teql though, 
>> Peter?) the only other one is pktgen.
> Ugh.  That is another netif_queue_stopped() that needs
> netif_subqueue_stopped().  I can send an updated patch for the core to
> fix this based from your patches Patrick.

I still have the tree around, here's an updated version.

> So what do we do about netpoll then wrt netif_(sub)queue_stopped() being
> removed from qdisc_restart()?  The fallout of having netpoll() cause a
> queue to stop (queue 0 only) is the skb sent will be requeued, since the
> driver will return NETIF_TX_BUSY if this actually happens.  But this is
> a corner case, and we won't lose packets; we'll just have increased
> latency on that queue.  Should I worry about this or just move forward
> with the sch_teql.c change and repost the core patch?

I don't think you need to worry about that, the subqueue
patch just follows the existing code.

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