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Resolve Issue #166: virtio-net: support the virtqueue coalescing moderation

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 166, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.3-cs01", and future versions of the specification?

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I move that:
The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:
Issue #166: virtio-net: support the virtqueue coalescing moderation
Currently, coalescing parameters are grouped for all transmit and receive
virtqueues. This patch supports setting or getting the parameters for a
specified virtqueue, and a typical application of this function is netdim[1].

When the traffic between virtqueues is unbalanced, for example, one virtqueue
is busy and another virtqueue is idle, then it will be very useful to
control coalescing parameters at the virtqueue granularity.

[1] https://docs.kernel.org/networking/net_dim.html

Patch: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-dev/202303/msg00415.html

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.3-cs01", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Tuesday, 28 March 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Closing:   Tuesday, 4 April 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Ballot has closed.

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Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 10 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0
Eligible members who have voted: 10 of 10 100%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 10 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 0 of 10 0%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Enrico Granata
Google Inc.
Halil Pasic
Shahaf Shuler
Parav Pandit
Matti Moell
OpenSynergy GmbH
Mihai Carabas
Michael S. Tsirkin
Red Hat
Stefan Hajnoczi
Red Hat
Cornelia Huck
Red Hat
Jan Kiszka
Siemens AG