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Re: [Xen-devel] bug disabling guest interface

On Tue, 2013-03-05 at 22:51 +0000, Jacek Milewicz wrote:
> Hi all
> We have recently encountered a bug in xen causing guest interface to be
> disabled in certain conditions:
> - dom0 with this patch https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2164311/
> - guest kernel built in way that makes guest MAX_SKB_FRAGS larger than
> MAX_SKB_FRAGS on dom0

I'm interested in knowing more information. Have you always been using
MAX_SKB_FRAGS > default_value (16 or 17) for you DomUs?

If it is this case, you're likely to be hitting this error path all the
time. It is just that XSA-39 chooses to shutdown vif if there is
something wrong. So my further questions is, do you notice any
performance problem in the case that netback silently drops your


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