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Date:	Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:25:26 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH 00/11] net: mitigating kmem_cache slowpath and
 BoF discussion patches

From: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:11:28 +0100

> This patchset is relevant for my NetDev 1.1 "Network Performance BoF" [1].
> The first 4 patches, is a repost[2], for the first real use-case of
> kmem_cache bulk alloc and free API.  They were adjusted slightly to
> accomodate my last slab API changes.  They should be ready for
> inclusion in net-next, as the needed MM tree are avail in net-next.
> Patch 5 is also enabling the SKB bulk API for mlx5.
> Thus, patches 1-5 should be ready for net-next.
> After patch 5, the experimental patches begin, which is Prove-of-Concept
> code for what we will be discussing during the Network Performance BoF [1]
> [1]
> [2]

Very exciting work, indeed!

Jesper, why don't you resubmit just the first three patches as a
group?  They seem a lot less controversial and as Alexei said, stand
on their own.


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