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Date:	Sun, 22 Jun 2014 12:55:30 +0530 (IST)
From:	Govindarajulu Varadarajan <_govind@....com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
cc:	_govind@....com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, ssujith@...co.com,
	benve@...co.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 8/8] enic: do tx cleanup in napi poll



On Sat, 21 Jun 2014, David Miller wrote:
> It is recommended that TX work not count against the quota.
>
> The cost of TX packet liberation is a minute percentage of what it
> costs to process an RX frame.  Furthermore, that SKB freeing makes
> memory available for other paths in the stack.
>
> So please, just unconditionally purge the entire set of pending TX
> queue completion entries without regards to the passed in NAPI quota
> value at all.
>

So I should ignore the budget value and clean all packets possible. And what
should the NAPIs return value should be? I can not be > 64 right?

Or should I netif_napi_add() with highest value possible? For enic its 4096.

Thanks
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