[Intel-wired-lan] [next-queue PATCH v1] igb: Fix limiting the number of queues to number of cpus

Vinicius Costa Gomes vinicius.gomes at intel.com
Fri Apr 5 01:32:16 UTC 2019

Hi Jeff,

Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com> writes:

> A module parameter maybe fine for our out-of-tree driver, but not for the
> kernel driver.
> NACK on the basis that a new module parameter is being introduced for the
> driver.  This is not acceptable by Dave Miller or myself.  As of now, I do
> not have a alternative solution to propose unfortunately.

I understand completely. This patch already served its purpose :-)

> I will discuss the issue with my fellow developers and hopefully we can
> come up with a kernel interface that all drivers can use to handle this
> issue.

Thank you.

If it helps, the only other alternative I can think of is a sysctl knob,
something like:


And the default value would be the number of cpus.


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