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SubjectRe: [patch] revert: [NET]: Fix races in net_rx_action vs netpoll
On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 10:28:34AM +0200, Olaf Kirch wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 July 2007 09:55, Olaf Kirch wrote:
> > What I find more problematic about this portion of code though
> > is that once a net_device is over quota, net_rx_action will
> > loop for up to one jiffy, even if there's just this one device on
> > the poll_list.
>
> Duh, wrong. For every loop, it'll add dev->weight to dev->quota,
> so it'll be fine very soon.

After your patch only two things can be different here: dev->poll_list
and this flag. Since Ingo offered testing it should be easy to check
after moving the check of "your" flag to __netif_rx_complete, and
skipping only list_del on true.

Jarek P.
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