Re: [PATCH] tcp: splice as many packets as possible at once

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Mon Jan 19 2009 - 16:25:56 EST

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:59:41PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> And the difference between 64 and IPV4+TCP header len becomes the
> payload, don't you see? :-)
> myri10ge just pulls min(64, skb->len) bytes from the SKB frags into
> the linear area, unconditionally. So a small number of payload bytes
> can in fact end up there.

Ah, I thought they were doing a precise division. Yes pulling
a constant length will trigger it if it's big enough.

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