[DELAY REQ]: [PATCH][unstable][SRU cosmic][SRU bionic] net-next/hinic: add checksum offload and TSO support
stefan.bader at canonical.com
Wed Nov 7 17:34:22 UTC 2018
On 07.11.18 17:53, dann frazier wrote:
> 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?
We will keep it on the list, so there should be no need to re-submit. But if you
keep an eye on this and ping us if there is no update the week before starting
the next cycle, that might be helpful.
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