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Date:   Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:50:36 -0800
From:   John Fastabend <>
Subject: [net PATCH v3 1/5] virtio_net: use dev_kfree_skb for small buffer
 XDP receive

In the small buffer case during driver unload we currently use
put_page instead of dev_kfree_skb. Resolve this by adding a check
for virtnet mode when checking XDP queue type. Also name the
function so that the code reads correctly to match the additional

Signed-off-by: John Fastabend <>
 drivers/net/virtio_net.c |    8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
index 4a10500..d97bb71 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
@@ -1890,8 +1890,12 @@ static void free_receive_page_frags(struct virtnet_info *vi)
-static bool is_xdp_queue(struct virtnet_info *vi, int q)
+static bool is_xdp_raw_buffer_queue(struct virtnet_info *vi, int q)
+	/* For small receive mode always use kfree_skb variants */
+	if (!vi->mergeable_rx_bufs)
+		return false;
 	if (q < (vi->curr_queue_pairs - vi->xdp_queue_pairs))
 		return false;
 	else if (q < vi->curr_queue_pairs)
@@ -1908,7 +1912,7 @@ static void free_unused_bufs(struct virtnet_info *vi)
 	for (i = 0; i < vi->max_queue_pairs; i++) {
 		struct virtqueue *vq = vi->sq[i].vq;
 		while ((buf = virtqueue_detach_unused_buf(vq)) != NULL) {
-			if (!is_xdp_queue(vi, i))
+			if (!is_xdp_raw_buffer_queue(vi, i))

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