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[Xen-devel] Re: [GIT/PATCH v5] xen network backend driver

To: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [GIT/PATCH v5] xen network backend driver
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:06:31 +0000
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On Mon, 2011-03-14 at 18:40 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-03-14 at 14:27 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > The following patch is the fifth iteration of the Xen network backend
> > driver for upstream Linux.
> > 
> > This driver ("netback") is the host side counterpart to the frontend
> > driver in drivers/net/xen-netfront.c. The PV protocol is also
> > implemented by frontend drivers in other OSes too, such as the BSDs and
> > even Windows.
> > 
> > Changes since the fourth posting, due to review from Stephen Hemminger:
> >       * Treat dev->features as u32 (it effectively is already and
> >         becomes literally so in net-next -- there's no harm in netback
> >         switching earlier)
> >       * Use stats from struct netdevice instead of a local copy.
> [...]
> All looks good (or good enough) to me.  I would add Reviewed-by, but
> this isn't a single patch.

Since David asked me to post as a single patch I've added your review by
to that. I hope that's ok.


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