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Date:   Fri, 17 May 2019 00:47:31 +0000
From:   Dexuan Cui <>
To:     Sunil Muthuswamy <>,
        KY Srinivasan <>,
        Haiyang Zhang <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,
        Sasha Levin <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Michael Kelley <>
CC:     "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] hv_sock: perf: Allow the socket buffer size options to
 influence the actual socket buffers

> From: Sunil Muthuswamy <>
> Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:17 PM
> Currently, the hv_sock buffer size is static and can't scale to the
> bandwidth requirements of the application. This change allows the
> applications to influence the socket buffer sizes using the SO_SNDBUF and
> the SO_RCVBUF socket options.
> Few interesting points to note:
> 1. Since the VMBUS does not allow a resize operation of the ring size, the
> socket buffer size option should be set prior to establishing the
> connection for it to take effect.
> 2. Setting the socket option comes with the cost of that much memory being
> reserved/allocated by the kernel, for the lifetime of the connection.

Reviewed-by: Dexuan Cui <>

The patch looks good to me. Thanks, Sunil!

-- Dexuan

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