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Date:	Sun, 26 Sep 2010 00:33:17 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 -next] r8169: allocate with GFP_KERNEL flag when
 able to sleep

On Sat, 2010-09-25 at 11:12 +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> The r8169 current problem is its currently copying all incoming frames.
> I guess nobody cares or noticed the performance drop.
> (But commit c0cd884a is recent (2.6.34), this is not yet in
> production...)

Since that was a security fix it was backported to and
probably most distribution kernels.  So yes it is in production.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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