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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V8 net-next 0/6] xen-net{back, front}: Multiple transmit and receive queues

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 3:52:24 PM, you wrote:

> This patch series implements multiple transmit and receive queues (i.e.
> multiple shared rings) for the xen virtual network interfaces.

> The series is split up as follows:
>  - Patch 1 brings the 'grant_copy_op' array back into struct xenvif, in
>    preparation for multi-queue support. See the patch itself for more details.
> - Patches 2 and 4 factor out the queue-specific data for netback and
>   netfront respectively, and modify the rest of the code to use these
>   as appropriate.
> - Patches 3 and 5 introduce new XenStore keys to negotiate and use
>   multiple shared rings and event channels, and code to connect these
>   as appropriate.
> - Patch 6 documents the XenStore keys required for the new feature
>   in include/xen/interface/io/netif.h

> All other transmit and receive processing remains unchanged, i.e. there
> is a kthread per queue and a NAPI context per queue.

> The performance of these patches has been analysed in detail, with
> results available at:


Would it be possible to also put these somewhere in a tree (or branch of the 
xen-tree), so it is more easy to pull and test ?


> --
> Andrew J. Bennieston

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