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SubjectRe: New net features for added performance
In message <> you write:
> Jeff Garzik <> writes:
> > Advantages: A de-allocation immediately followed by a reallocation is
> > eliminated, less L1 cache pollution during interrupt handling.
> > Potentially less DMA traffic between card and host.
> >
> > Disadvantages?
> You need a new mechanism to cope with low memory situations because the
> drivers can tie up quite a bit of memory (in fact you gave up unified
> memory management).

Also, you still need to "clean" the skb (it can hold device and nfct

Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
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