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Date:	Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:27:40 +0400
From:	Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@....mipt.ru>
To:	jamal <hadi@...erus.ca>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, herbert@...dor.apana.org.au,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, kaber@...sh.net, dada1@...mosbay.com
Subject: Re: [RFC][NET_SCHED] explict hold dev tx lock

On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 05:10:00PM -0400, jamal (hadi@...erus.ca) wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-16-09 at 16:52 -0400, jamal wrote:
> 
> > What i should say is
> > if i grabbed the lock explicitly without disabling irqs it wont be much
> > different than what is done today and should always work.
> > No?
> 
> And to be more explicit, heres a patch using the macros from previous
> patch. So far tested on 3 NICs.

How many cpu collisions you are seeing?
Did I understand you right, that you replaced trylock with lock and
thus removed collision handling and got better results?


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	Evgeniy Polyakov
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