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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] virtio_net: free transmit skbs in a timer
    Rusty Russell wrote:
    > On Friday 16 May 2008 01:32:47 Avi Kivity wrote:
    >
    >> Mark McLoughlin wrote:
    >>
    >>> I think Rusty is speaking from the POV of the guest driver - i.e. that
    >>> virtio_net should never disable notifications on the xmit queue using
    >>> disable_cb()?
    >>>
    >>> Sounds like you think agree, but that the host side should throttle the
    >>> rate of xmit notifications?
    >>>
    >> Yes.
    >>
    >
    > But performance is going to suck in the meantime, as currently our host
    > doesn't do this.
    >

    That's what the feature bits are for.

    --
    Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.



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