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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 21:33:40 +0200
From:   Gerhard Engleder <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 7/7] tsnep: Rework RX buffer allocation

On 22.09.22 03:01, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Sep 2022 22:36:37 +0200 Gerhard Engleder wrote:
>> Try to refill RX queue continously instead of dropping frames if
>> allocation fails. This seems to be the more common pattern for network
>> drivers and makes future XDP support simpler.
> Is there anything preventing the queue from becoming completely empty
> and potentially never getting refilled?
> The lazy refill usually comes with some form of a watchdog / periodic
> depletion check.

You are right, I need to improve that. I will remove that commit for
now and rework it.

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