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Date:   Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:26:54 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Tariq Toukan <ttoukan.linux@...il.com>
Cc:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...lanox.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next] mlx4: avoid unnecessary dirtying of
 critical fields

On Sun, 2016-11-20 at 09:24 -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote:

>  		/* Current cpu is not according to smp_irq_affinity -
> -		 * probably affinity changed. need to stop this NAPI
> -		 * poll, and restart it on the right CPU
> +		 * probably affinity changed. Need to stop this NAPI
> +		 * poll, and restart it on the right CPU.
> +		 * Try to avoid returning a too small value (like 0),
> +		 * to not fool net_rx_action() and its netdev_budget
>  		 */
> -		done = 0;
> +		if (done)
> +			done--;


Note : This could have been a net candidate, but bug is minor and I
prefer to avoid a merge conflict, since net-next has the additional if
around the napi_complete_done() call.


>  	}
>  	/* Done for now */
>  	if (napi_complete_done(napi, done))
> 



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