[CFT][PATCH] Netfront fixes for FreeBSD-head

Justin T. Gibbs gibbs at scsiguy.com
Tue Sep 13 17:03:28 UTC 2011

On 9/13/11 10:51 AM, Sean Bruno wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 16:36 -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I'm planning to ask RE for permission to merge the following netfront
>> fixes (listed below) into 9.0/head.  Before I do so, I'd appreciate some
>> community testing on the proposed patch set (attached).  The main areas
>> of concern are:
>>       o TSO/LRO and performance
>>       o Compatibility with NetBSD and other Dom0s that lack sg or TSO/LRO
>>         support.
>>       o Compatibility with configurations enabling ioemu on an interface.
>> Thanks,
>> Justin
> Should these be applied with the suspend/resume enhancements?
> Sean
They include the suspend resume fixes for netfront, but you shouldn't 
need to
other patches for this to work.  If you have installed those patches, 
you'll want
to start with a "FreeBSD/head" version of netfront.c before applying 
this patch.


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