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Date:	Thu, 03 Sep 2009 20:11:31 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next-2.6] vlan: adds drops accounting

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:39:16 +0200

> Its hard to tell if vlans are dropping frames, since
> every frame given to vlan_???_start_xmit() functions
> is accounted as fully transmitted by lower device.
> We can test dev_queue_xmit() return values to
> properly account for dropped frames.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>


But, how inappropriate would it be to keep doing the accounting
but pass the status back to the caller?  Or will that screw up
the qdisc running engine?
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