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Date:	Fri, 26 Oct 2007 04:19:06 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	bunk@...nel.org
Cc:	shemminger@...ux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	christopher.leech@...el.com, shannon.nelson@...el.com,
	dan.j.williams@...el.com
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] unexport softnet_data

From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@...nel.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:24:25 +0200

> The EXPORT_PER_CPU_SYMBOL(softnet_data) is no longer used.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@...nel.org>

I wanted to apply this, but in validing the patch I noticed
what appears to be an omission in TCP ipv6.

It seems that NET_DMA support there is only half-cooked and
the following patch is needed (and thus there is a modular
use of softnet_data again).

Looking at Christopher Leech's original TCP I/O AT commit:

1a2449a87bb7606113b1aa1a9d3c3e78ef189a1c

this appears to just be an oversight.

If one of the current I/O AT folks can look this over and
confirm I'd appreciate it.

Thanks!

[TCP]: Add missing I/O AT code to ipv6 side.

Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>

diff --git a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
index 32dc329..06fa4ba 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
@@ -1732,6 +1732,8 @@ process:
 	if (!sock_owned_by_user(sk)) {
 #ifdef CONFIG_NET_DMA
 		struct tcp_sock *tp = tcp_sk(sk);
+		if (!tp->ucopy.dma_chan && tp->ucopy.pinned_list)
+			tp->ucopy.dma_chan = get_softnet_dma();
 		if (tp->ucopy.dma_chan)
 			ret = tcp_v6_do_rcv(sk, skb);
 		else
-
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