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Date:	Tue, 10 Jul 2007 13:00:18 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Jan-Bernd Themann <>
CC:	netdev <>,
	Christoph Raisch <>,
	Jan-Bernd Themann <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	linux-ppc <>,
	Marcus Eder <>,
	Thomas Klein <>,
	Stefan Roscher <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] eHEA: Receive SKB Aggregation

Jan-Bernd Themann wrote:
> This patch enables the receive side processing to aggregate TCP packets within
> the HEA device driver. It analyses the packets already received after an
> interrupt arrived and forwards these as chains of SKBs for the same TCP
> connection with modified header field. We have seen a lower CPU load and
> improved throughput for small numbers of parallel TCP connections.
> As this feature is considered as experimental it is switched off by default
> and can be activated via a module parameter.
> Some additional security checks have been added since the last posting.
> Signed-off-by: Jan-Bernd Themann <>

as noted in comments, we don't need to recreate this in every driver. 
do something more generic.

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