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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] netpoll: rework skb transmit queue
On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 01:25:32PM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 12:52:26 -0700 (PDT)
> David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
>
> > From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@osdl.org>
> > Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 12:25:27 -0700
> >
> > > Sorry, but why should we treat out-of-tree vendor code any
> > > differently than out-of-tree other code.
> >
> > I think what netdump was trying to do, provide a way to
> > requeue instead of fully drop the SKB, is quite reasonable.
> > Don't you think?
>
>
> Netdump doesn't even exist in the current Fedora source rpm.
> I think Dave dropped it.

Indeed. Practically no-one cared about it, so it bit-rotted
really fast after we shipped RHEL4. That, along with the focus
shifting to making kdump work seemed to kill it off over the last
12 months.

Dave

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