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Date:	Wed, 11 Jun 2008 11:16:29 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Malli <>
Cc:	Jeff Kirsher <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] ixgbe: add LRO support

Malli wrote:
> Forwarding my reply. It got rejected from netdev list, as it was sent in HTML
> Thanks for your feedback Ben. I'll update the patch with ethtool get
> and set flags. But in packet split mode we still wouldn't want to
> limit this with MAX_SKB_FRAGS because we don't actually add the frags
> to the previous packet.  They just chain them together using the
> frag_list and next pointers in the skb. Let me know if it still
> doesn't address your concern in max aggregation.

Yes, I understood that.  I wasn't sure whether MAX_SKB_FRAGS was also meant
to be a limit on the frag_list.  The comment above its definition implies
quite strongly that it isn't, so there's no problem.


Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
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