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Date:   Wed, 7 Oct 2020 18:42:37 -0700
From:   Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
To:     Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Allen Pais <allen.lkml@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net/sched: get rid of qdisc->padded

On Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 9:51 AM Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com> wrote:
>
> From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
>
> kmalloc() of sufficiently big portion of memory is cache-aligned
> in regular conditions. If some debugging options are used,
> there is no reason qdisc structures would need 64-byte alignment
> if most other kernel structures are not aligned.
>
> This get rid of QDISC_ALIGN and QDISC_ALIGNTO.
>
> Addition of privdata field will help implementing
> the reverse of qdisc_priv() and documents where
> the private data is.
>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> Cc: Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
> Cc: Allen Pais <allen.lkml@...il.com>

Acked-by: Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>

Thanks.

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