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[Xen-devel] [GIT PULL] xen-netfront driver updates for 2.6.36

To: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] [GIT PULL] xen-netfront driver updates for 2.6.36
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 11:39:45 -0700
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Hi Dave,

OK, let's try that again.

Here's a git branch with some updates to the Xen netfront driver, which add a new "smartpoll" mode to the netfront backend protocol, which is basically equivalent to interrupt mitigation. This merges cleanly with current linux-next (it previously just had a small constification conflict).

Do you want to take this via the net tree, or are you OK with me submitting them directly?


The following changes since commit 9fe6206f400646a2322096b56c59891d530e8d51:

  Linux 2.6.35 (2010-08-01 15:11:14 -0700)

are available in the git repository at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jeremy/xen.git upstream/netfront

Dongxiao Xu (1):
      xen/netfront: Use smart polling instead of event notification.

Ian Campbell (2):
      xen/rings: make protocol specific usage of shared sring explicit
      xen/netfront: make protocol specific usage of shared sring explicit

drivers/net/xen-netfront.c | 114 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 include/xen/interface/io/ring.h |   11 ++++-
 2 files changed, 122 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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