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Does anyone think that allocating skbs during system idle time would be

Net drivers (well, ethernet at least) often wind up allocating
maximum-sized skb's for use in Rx descriptors. It seems to me that it
would be useful at interrupt time to have an skb already allocated,
falling back on current dev_alloc_skb behavior during times of system


Jeff Garzik | Windows NT Performance,
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