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Date:	Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:25:26 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	brouer@...hat.com
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, cl@...ux.com, tom@...bertland.com,
	alexander.duyck@...il.com, alexei.starovoitov@...il.com,
	ogerlitz@...lanox.com, gerlitz.or@...il.com
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH 00/11] net: mitigating kmem_cache slowpath and
 BoF discussion patches

From: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>
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] http://netdevconf.org/1.1/bof-network-performance-bof-jesper-dangaard-brouer.html
> [2] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/384302/

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.

Thanks.

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