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RE: [Xen-devel] Grant-Table Enabled netif?

  • To: "Michael Vrable" <mvrable@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 22:48:50 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 21:47:15 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcWQkdgBVFl5RgmCQLybHoM2ksmATwABTsDQ
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Grant-Table Enabled netif?


> Earlier this month there was a patch posted for switching the 
> network frontend/backend drivers to using grant tables.  The 
> patch won't apply cleanly to the current tree.  Is there an 
> updated patch available?  Any word on how it works, or when 
> it might be merged into the mainline?

I think we probably want to get it included this week.

There's a performance penalty associated with it on small packets we
wanted to investigate, but I think its more important we just get it in
and fix it up next week.


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