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authorPeter P Waskiewicz Jr <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@intel.com>2008-03-21 03:43:19 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-03-21 03:43:19 -0700
commit82cc1a7a56872056af0ead6c7d695aa223f36695 (patch)
tree0891cf854a40cac90fc4fec3bd6b5ecb213d4452 /net/core/sock.c
parenta25606c845856e5ca5ed54d23cab077e3a49bf10 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-82cc1a7a56872056af0ead6c7d695aa223f36695.tar.gz
[NET]: Add per-connection option to set max TSO frame size
Update: My mailer ate one of Jarek's feedback mails... Fixed the parameter in netif_set_gso_max_size() to be u32, not u16. Fixed the whitespace issue due to a patch import botch. Changed the types from u32 to unsigned int to be more consistent with other variables in the area. Also brought the patch up to the latest net-2.6.26 tree. Update: Made gso_max_size container 32 bits, not 16. Moved the location of gso_max_size within netdev to be less hotpath. Made more consistent names between the sock and netdev layers, and added a define for the max GSO size. Update: Respun for net-2.6.26 tree. Update: changed max_gso_frame_size and sk_gso_max_size from signed to unsigned - thanks Stephen! This patch adds the ability for device drivers to control the size of the TSO frames being sent to them, per TCP connection. By setting the netdevice's gso_max_size value, the socket layer will set the GSO frame size based on that value. This will propogate into the TCP layer, and send TSO's of that size to the hardware. This can be desirable to help tune the bursty nature of TSO on a per-adapter basis, where one may have 1 GbE and 10 GbE devices coexisting in a system, one running multiqueue and the other not, etc. This can also be desirable for devices that cannot support full 64 KB TSO's, but still want to benefit from some level of segmentation offloading. Signed-off-by: Peter P Waskiewicz Jr <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@intel.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/core/sock.c')
-rw-r--r--net/core/sock.c6
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/core/sock.c b/net/core/sock.c
index bb5236aee64..b1a6ed4d33c 100644
--- a/net/core/sock.c
+++ b/net/core/sock.c
@@ -1095,10 +1095,12 @@ void sk_setup_caps(struct sock *sk, struct dst_entry *dst)
if (sk->sk_route_caps & NETIF_F_GSO)
sk->sk_route_caps |= NETIF_F_GSO_SOFTWARE;
if (sk_can_gso(sk)) {
- if (dst->header_len)
+ if (dst->header_len) {
sk->sk_route_caps &= ~NETIF_F_GSO_MASK;
- else
+ } else {
sk->sk_route_caps |= NETIF_F_SG | NETIF_F_HW_CSUM;
+ sk->sk_gso_max_size = dst->dev->gso_max_size;
+ }
}
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(sk_setup_caps);