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Date:   Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:54:49 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Cc:     David Miller <>,
        netdev <>, Paolo Abeni <>,, Johannes Berg <>,
        linux-wireless <>,
        Marc Kleine-Budde <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: drop the weight argument from netif_napi_add

On Tue, Sep 27, 2022 at 6:28 AM Jakub Kicinski <> wrote:
> We tell driver developers to always pass NAPI_POLL_WEIGHT
> as the weight to netif_napi_add(). This may be confusing
> to newcomers, drop the weight argument, those who really
> need to tweak the weight can use netif_napi_add_weight().
> Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <>

Sure, but this kind of patch makes backports harder.
Not sure how confused are newcomers about this NAPI_POLL_WEIGHT....

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