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Date:	Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:30:35 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: introduce napi_schedule_irqoff()

On Tue, 2014-10-28 at 18:17 -0700, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:

> Interesting! Are you trying to optimize some of such NIC drivers? ;)

??

> but all of 10G+ and virtio won't apply, right?


Which 10G+ driver could not use this ?

mlx4 patch would be :

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_rx.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_rx.c
index c8e75dab80553c876b195361456fb49587231055..c562c1468944f9ad4319e5faaf19bf9e66d15eaf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_rx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_rx.c
@@ -878,8 +878,8 @@ void mlx4_en_rx_irq(struct mlx4_cq *mcq)
 	struct mlx4_en_cq *cq = container_of(mcq, struct mlx4_en_cq, mcq);
 	struct mlx4_en_priv *priv = netdev_priv(cq->dev);
 
-	if (priv->port_up)
-		napi_schedule(&cq->napi);
+	if (likely(priv->port_up))
+		napi_schedule_irqoff(&cq->napi);
 	else
 		mlx4_en_arm_cq(priv, cq);
 }
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_tx.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_tx.c
index 34c137878545fc672dad1a3d86e11c034c0ac368..5c4062921cdf46f1a7021a39705275c33ca4de77 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_tx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_tx.c
@@ -479,8 +479,8 @@ void mlx4_en_tx_irq(struct mlx4_cq *mcq)
 	struct mlx4_en_cq *cq = container_of(mcq, struct mlx4_en_cq, mcq);
 	struct mlx4_en_priv *priv = netdev_priv(cq->dev);
 
-	if (priv->port_up)
-		napi_schedule(&cq->napi);
+	if (likely(priv->port_up))
+		napi_schedule_irqoff(&cq->napi);
 	else
 		mlx4_en_arm_cq(priv, cq);
 }


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