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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 3/6] netback: switch to NAPI + kthread model

On 13/01/12 16:59, Wei Liu wrote:
> This patch implements 1:1 model netback. We utilizes NAPI and kthread
> to do the weight-lifting job:
>   - NAPI is used for guest side TX (host side RX)
>   - kthread is used for guest side RX (host side TX)
> This model provides better scheduling fairness among vifs. It also
> lays the foundation for future work.
> The major defect for the current implementation is that in the NAPI
> poll handler we don't actually disable interrupt. Xen stuff is
> different from real hardware, it requires some other tuning of ring
> macros.

RING_FINAL_CHECK_FOR_REQUESTS() looks it does the correct thing to me.


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