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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 2/9] deadlock prevention core
Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> How much of this is just building special case support for large allocations
> for jumbo frames? Wouldn't it make more sense to just fix those drivers to
> do scatter and add the support hooks for that?

Short answer: none of it is. If it happens to handle jumbo frames nicely
that is mainly a lucky accident, and we do need to check that they actually

Minor rant: the whole skb_alloc familly has degenerated into an unholy
mess and could use some rethinking. I believe the current patch gets as
far as three _'s at the beginning of a function, this shows it is high
time to reroll the api.


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