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Date:	Fri, 8 Jan 2016 16:42:54 -0800
From:	Jesse Gross <>
To:	pravin shelar <>
Cc:	Paolo Abeni <>,
	Linux Kernel Network Developers <>,
	Pravin Shelar <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Flavio Leitner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] openvswitch: compute needed headroom for internal vports

On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 2:53 PM, pravin shelar <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Paolo Abeni <> wrote:
>> Currently the ovs internal vports always use a default needed_headroom.
>> This leads to a skb head copy while xmitting on ovs swith via vport
>> that add some kind of encapsulation (gre, geneve, etc.).
>> This patch add book-keeping for the maximum needed_headroom used by
>> the non internal vports in any dp, updating it on vport creation and
>> deletion.
>> Said value is than used as needed_headroom for internal vports,
>> avoiding the above copy.
> Why is this done only for internal devices? In most common case of
> traffic the packet enters OVS from tap or other netdev type vport
> device.

How would you influence the allocation for non-internal devices?

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