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[Xen-ia64-devel] Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add netfornt tx_queue_len

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Subject: [Xen-ia64-devel] Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add netfornt tx_queue_len
From: Tomonari Horikoshi <t.horikoshi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 13:44:30 +0900
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Hi Herbert-san

Thank you for your comment.

I agreed.
I examine the another way. 

It is likely to go well if something is added to the check 
on netfront_tx_slot_available(). 

Best regards.

Tomonari Horikoshi,

Herbert Xu wrote:----------------------
Sent:    Wed, 24 Jan 2007 13:29:51 +1100
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add netfornt tx_queue_len

> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 01:37:55AM +0000, Tomonari Horikoshi wrote:
> > 
> > When I executed "netperf" by a short message of UDP, 
> > PV domain and PV-on-HVM driver issued Call trace.
> > 
> > I think that GrantEntry was filled with a lot of messages processings.
> > 
> > This problem is generated in IA64 only.
> > Probably, I think that I am the following problems. 
> > 
> >   In IA64
> >   In x86
> > 
> > I corrected to check "number of unprocessing queue > tx_queue_len" before 
> > Grant was filled.
> > 
> > However, my correction influences x86. 
> > Please teach to me in that when there is a better improvement. 
> Sorry, but this patch looks bogus.  The tx queue is maintained by
> Linux and has nothing to do with the driver.  So limiting its length
> based on internal state of the driver can't be right.
> We need to find out what's really going wrong with the grant table
> entries here.
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