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    SubjectRe: New net features for added performance
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    In message <oupsnl3k5gs.fsf@pigdrop.muc.suse.de> you write:
    > Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com> 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
    references).

    Rusty.
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    Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
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