[DELAY REQ]: [PATCH][unstable][SRU cosmic][SRU bionic] net-next/hinic: add checksum offload and TSO support

dann frazier dann.frazier at canonical.com
Wed Nov 7 16:53:19 UTC 2018

On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 1:21 AM Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com> wrote:
> On 30.10.18 15:04, dann frazier wrote:
> > From: Zhao Chen <zhaochen6 at huawei.com>
> >
> > BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1800664
> >
> > This patch adds checksum offload and TSO support for the HiNIC
> > driver. Perfomance test (Iperf) shows more than 100% improvement
> > in TCP streams.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Zhao Chen <zhaochen6 at huawei.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Xue Chaojing <xuechaojing at huawei.com>
> > Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
> > (cherry picked from commit cc18a7543d2f63a2c93fc61cfa7fd8be5464f75e)
> > Signed-off-by: dann frazier <dann.frazier at canonical.com>
> > ---
> While I am not totally opposed to it due to the limitation to only one driver, I
> cannot say how widespread the HW is which is supported (and how many models this
> driver covers). This together with the fact that the requested changes come
> directly from a very recent upstream source, I would rather wait at least one
> additional cycle before we pull this all the way back into Bionic.
> So possibly apply to Cosmic now and we can see how that goes. Then follow up
> with Bionic later?

That seems fair to me, thanks Stefan. Should I resubmit next cycle, or
is that unnecessary?


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