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Date:   Thu, 23 Apr 2020 18:47:58 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:     Doug Berger <opendmb@...il.com>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: systemport: suppress warnings on failed Rx
 SKB allocations



On 4/23/2020 4:13 PM, Doug Berger wrote:
> The driver is designed to drop Rx packets and reclaim the buffers
> when an allocation fails, and the network interface needs to safely
> handle this packet loss. Therefore, an allocation failure of Rx
> SKBs is relatively benign.
> 
> However, the output of the warning message occurs with a high
> scheduling priority that can cause excessive jitter/latency for
> other high priority processing.
> 
> This commit suppresses the warning messages to prevent scheduling
> problems while retaining the failure count in the statistics of
> the network interface.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Doug Berger <opendmb@...il.com>

Acked-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
-- 
Florian

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