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Date:	Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:08:43 -0700
From:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <>
To:	"Patrick McHardy" <>
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.

Thanks Patrick for taking care of this.  I am totally fine with this
patch; if anyone else has feedback, please send it.  If not, I'm excited
to see if these can be considered for 2.6.23 now.  :)  Thanks everyone
for the help.

-PJ Waskiewicz
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