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Date:	Sat, 28 Nov 2009 00:43:58 +0100
From:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>
Cc:	Patrick Mullaney <pmullaney@...ell.com>, kaber@...sh.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, alacrityvm-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] macvlan: support for guest vm direct rx/tx

On Friday 13 November 2009, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Also, macvlan should really being calling netif_receive_skb()
> not going through another queue/softirq cycle.

I've added a patch for this in my experimental queue now.
When I last tried this, I saw a kernel stack overflow
but it seems fine now.

I wonder if we can also return from the macvlan hook with
skb->dev changed to netif_receive_skb rather than calling it
recursively.

	Arnd <><
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