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Date:   Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:45:12 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] pktgen: Allow on loopback device

From: Lukas Wunner <>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:49:46 +0100

> When pktgen is used to measure the performance of dev_queue_xmit()
> packet handling in the core, it is preferable to not hand down
> packets to a low-level Ethernet driver as it would distort the
> measurements.
> Allow using pktgen on the loopback device, thus constraining
> measurements to core code.
> Signed-off-by: Lukas Wunner <>

Applied, thanks.

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