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Date:	Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:20:56 +0100
From:	Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@...rix.com>
To:	Wei Liu <wei.liu2@...rix.com>,
	Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@...rix.com>
CC:	Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@...rix.com>,
	David Vrabel <david.vrabel@...rix.com>,
	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	<xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org>
Subject: [PATCH net-next 0/2] xen-netback: Changes around carrier handling

This series starts using carrier off as a way to purge packets when the guest is
not able (or willing) to receive them. It is a much faster way to get rid of
packets waiting for an overwhelmed guest.
The first patch changes current netback code where it relies currently on
netif_carrier_ok.
The second turns off the carrier if the guest times out on a queue, and only
turn it on again if that queue (or queues) resurrects.

Signed-off-by: Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@...rix.com>
Signed-off-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@...rix.com>
Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc: xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org 
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