lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:28:20 +0200
From:	Florian Westphal <>
Subject: e1000: convert to build_skb/napi_gro_frags api

e1000 driver preallocates skbs, then sends them up the stack.

This series changes the rx routine to only preallocate data buffers,
then initialize skb right before passing it up the stack.

This gives slight performance inprovements as the skb will be
fresh in the cache once its allocated/initialized.

The default-mtu 1500 path is converted to build_skb()/netdev_alloc_frag.

Jumbo path is converted to napi_gro_frags.

Note that this has only been tested with kvms e1000 emulation.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists