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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH net v4 0/3] xen-netback: synchronisation between core driver and netback

From: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:48:05 +0100

> The zero-copy netback has far more interactions with core network driver than
> the old copying backend. One significant thing is that netback now relies on
> a callback from core driver to correctly release resources.
> However correct synchronisation between core driver and netback is missing.
> Currently netback relies on a loop to wait for core driver to release
> resources. This is proven not enough and erroneous recently, partly due to 
> code
> structure, partly due to missing synchronisation. Short-live domains like
> OpenMirage unikernels can easily trigger race in backend, rendering backend
> unresponsive.
> This patch series aims to slove this issue by introducing proper
> synchronisation between core driver and netback.

Series applied.

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