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Date:	Mon, 2 Jul 2007 21:16:36 +0100
From:	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
To:	"Veeraiyan, Ayyappan" <ayyappan.veeraiyan@...el.com>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	"Kok, Auke-jan H" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>,
	arjan@...ux.intel.com, akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ixgbe: Introduce new 10GbE driver for Intel 82598 based PCI	Express adapters...

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 12:00:29PM -0700, Veeraiyan, Ayyappan wrote:
> Agreed. 
> Fake netdevs are needed for doing the multiple Rx queues in NAPI mode.
> We are thinking to solve in 2 ways. Having netdev pointer in ring
> structure or having an array of netdev pointers in ixgbe_adatper struct
> which would be visible to all rings.

Didn't we have a patchset floating around recently that separates NAPI
state from struct netdevice?

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