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Date:	Mon, 17 Sep 2007 09:40:36 +0530
From:	Krishna Kumar2 <>
To:	Randy Dunlap <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/10 REV5] [Doc] HOWTO Documentation for batching

Hi Randy,

Randy Dunlap <> wrote on 09/15/2007 12:07:09 AM:

> > +   To fix this problem, error cases where driver xmit gets called with
> > +   skb must code as follows:
> > +      1. If driver xmit cannot get tx lock, return NETDEV_TX_LOCKED
> > +         as usual. This allows qdisc to requeue the skb.
> > +      2. If driver xmit got the lock but failed to send the skb, it
> > +         should return NETDEV_TX_BUSY but before that it should have
> > +         queue'd the skb to the batch list. In this case, the qdisc
>                    queued
> > +         does not requeue the skb.

Since this was a new section that I added to the documentation, this error
creeped up. Thanks for catching it, and review comments/ack-off :)


- KK

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