Subject: Re: disable m_dup()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 08/18/2000 23:17:28
>no, that's OK, because MLGET either attaches a MCLBYTES-sized cluster
>to the mbuf or doesn't set the M_EXT flag.
>M_EXT means that an mbuf has external storage.
the code i'm worrying about (m_dup) does not allocate the cluster by
itself - the cluster was allocated by someone else, so m_dup has
no idea about how the cluster was allocated.
>However, there are other forms of external mbufs (although support for
>them is rarely used).
we may need to visit the arena, for 9K packets (GbE).