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Date:	Fri, 01 May 2009 10:52:01 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	David Miller <>
CC:	Andrew Dickinson <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: skb_tx_hash() improvements

Eric Dumazet a écrit :
> David, here is the followup I promised
> Thanks
> [PATCH] net: skb_tx_hash() improvements
> When skb_rx_queue_recorded() is true, we dont want to use jhash distribution
> as the device driver exactly told us which queue was selected at RX time.
> jhash makes a statistical shuffle, but this wont work with only 8 different inputs.
> We also need to implement a true reciprocal division, to not disturb
> symmetric setups (when number of tx queues matches number of rx queues)
> and cpu affinities.
> This patch introduces a new helper, dev_real_num_tx_queues_set()
> to set both real_num_tx_queues and its reciprocal value,
> and makes all drivers use this helper.

Oh well, this was wrong, I took divide result while we want a modulo !

Need to think a litle bit more :)

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