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Date:   Mon, 26 Dec 2016 10:30:10 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <>
To:     John Fastabend <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 3/9] virtio-net: fix page miscount during XDP

On 2016年12月23日 23:54, John Fastabend wrote:
> On 16-12-23 06:37 AM, Jason Wang wrote:
>> We don't put page during linearizing, the would cause leaking when
>> xmit through XDP_TX or the packet exceeds PAGE_SIZE. Fix them by
>> put page accordingly. Also decrease the number of buffers during
>> linearizing to make sure caller can free buffers correctly when packet
>> exceeds PAGE_SIZE. With this patch, we won't get OOM after linearize
>> huge number of packets.
>> Cc: John Fastabend <>
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>
>> ---
> Thanks! looks good. By the way do you happen to have any actual
> configuration where this path is hit? I obviously didn't test this
> very long other than a quick test with my hacked vhost driver.
> Acked-by: John Fastabend <>

Yes, I have. Just increase the MTU above 1500 for both virtio and tap 
and produce some traffic with size which will lead underestimated of rxbuf.


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