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Date:   Sat, 5 Dec 2020 10:00:30 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Vinicius Costa Gomes <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v1 6/9] igc: Add support for tuning frame
 preemption via ethtool

On Tue,  1 Dec 2020 20:53:22 -0800 Vinicius Costa Gomes wrote:
> The tc subsystem sets which queues are marked as preemptible, it's the
> role of ethtool to control more hardware specific parameters. These
> parameters include:
>  - enabling the frame preemption hardware: As enabling frame
>  preemption may have other requirements before it can be enabled, it's
>  exposed via the ethtool API;
>  - mininum fragment size multiplier: expressed in usually in the form
>  of (1 + N)*64, this number indicates what's the size of the minimum
>  fragment that can be preempted.
> Signed-off-by: Vinicius Costa Gomes <>

WARNING: 'PREEMPTABLE' may be misspelled - perhaps 'PREEMPTIBLE'?

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