[RFC 0/3] lro: Generic Large Receive Offload for TCP traffic (IPv6)

Jan-Bernd Themann ossthema at de.ibm.com
Wed Jul 18 23:00:59 EST 2007


I suggest we keep the interface open for IPv6 support by adding 
an additional parameter but first just get IPv4 support only 
into the kernel. IPv6 support can then incrementially be added.
Would that be ok?

On Sunday 15 July 2007 11:40, David Miller wrote:
> From: Christoph Hellwig <hch at infradead.org>
> Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 10:12:53 +0100
> > I'm not sure that's a good idea.  If current chips can't handle ipv6
> > lro there is no way to actually test it and the code will surely bitrot.
> Christoph, you can do LRO pretty much completely in software.

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