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Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2023 19:48:29 -0800
From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo@...nel.org>, aleksander.lobakin@...el.com
Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net, edumazet@...gle.com,
 pabeni@...hat.com, lorenzo.bianconi@...hat.com, bpf@...r.kernel.org,
 hawk@...nel.org, toke@...hat.com, willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com,
 jasowang@...hat.com, sdf@...gle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 2/2] xdp: add multi-buff support for xdp
 running in generic mode

On Fri,  1 Dec 2023 14:48:26 +0100 Lorenzo Bianconi wrote:
> Similar to native xdp, do not always linearize the skb in
> netif_receive_generic_xdp routine but create a non-linear xdp_buff to be
> processed by the eBPF program. This allow to add  multi-buffer support
> for xdp running in generic mode.

Hm. How close is the xdp generic code to veth?
I wonder if it'd make sense to create a page pool instance for each
core, we could then pass it into a common "reallocate skb into a
page-pool backed, fragged form" helper. Common between this code
and veth? Perhaps we could even get rid of the veth page pools
and use the per cpu pools there?

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