Patchwork [V2,01/20] net: introduce qemu_get_queue()

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Submitter Jason Wang
Date Jan. 25, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
Message ID <1359110143-42984-2-git-send-email-jasowang@redhat.com>
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Permalink /patch/215634/
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Jason Wang - Jan. 25, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
To support multiqueue, the patch introduce a helper qemu_get_queue()
which is used to get the NetClientState of a device. The following patches would
refactor this helper to support multiqueue.

Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
---
 hw/cadence_gem.c        |    9 +++--
 hw/dp8393x.c            |    9 +++--
 hw/e1000.c              |   24 ++++++++-------
 hw/eepro100.c           |   12 ++++----
 hw/etraxfs_eth.c        |    4 +-
 hw/lan9118.c            |   10 +++---
 hw/mcf_fec.c            |    4 +-
 hw/milkymist-minimac2.c |    4 +-
 hw/mipsnet.c            |    4 +-
 hw/musicpal.c           |    2 +-
 hw/ne2000-isa.c         |    2 +-
 hw/ne2000.c             |    7 ++--
 hw/opencores_eth.c      |    6 ++--
 hw/pcnet-pci.c          |    2 +-
 hw/pcnet.c              |    7 ++--
 hw/rtl8139.c            |   14 ++++----
 hw/smc91c111.c          |    4 +-
 hw/spapr_llan.c         |    4 +-
 hw/stellaris_enet.c     |    5 ++-
 hw/usb/dev-network.c    |   10 +++---
 hw/virtio-net.c         |   76 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------------
 hw/xen_nic.c            |   13 +++++---
 hw/xgmac.c              |    4 +-
 hw/xilinx_axienet.c     |    4 +-
 hw/xilinx_ethlite.c     |    4 +-
 include/net/net.h       |    1 +
 net/net.c               |    5 +++
 savevm.c                |    2 +-
 28 files changed, 138 insertions(+), 114 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/hw/cadence_gem.c b/hw/cadence_gem.c
index 0d83442..9de688f 100644
--- a/hw/cadence_gem.c
+++ b/hw/cadence_gem.c
@@ -389,10 +389,10 @@  static void gem_init_register_masks(GemState *s)
  */
 static void phy_update_link(GemState *s)
 {
-    DB_PRINT("down %d\n", s->nic->nc.link_down);
+    DB_PRINT("down %d\n", qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down);
 
     /* Autonegotiation status mirrors link status.  */
-    if (s->nic->nc.link_down) {
+    if (qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down) {
         s->phy_regs[PHY_REG_STATUS] &= ~(PHY_REG_STATUS_ANEGCMPL |
                                          PHY_REG_STATUS_LINK);
         s->phy_regs[PHY_REG_INT_ST] |= PHY_REG_INT_ST_LINKC;
@@ -906,9 +906,10 @@  static void gem_transmit(GemState *s)
 
             /* Send the packet somewhere */
             if (s->phy_loop) {
-                gem_receive(&s->nic->nc, tx_packet, total_bytes);
+                gem_receive(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), tx_packet, total_bytes);
             } else {
-                qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, tx_packet, total_bytes);
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), tx_packet,
+                                 total_bytes);
             }
 
             /* Prepare for next packet */
diff --git a/hw/dp8393x.c b/hw/dp8393x.c
index b501450..c2d0bc8 100644
--- a/hw/dp8393x.c
+++ b/hw/dp8393x.c
@@ -339,6 +339,7 @@  static void do_receiver_disable(dp8393xState *s)
 
 static void do_transmit_packets(dp8393xState *s)
 {
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(s->nic);
     uint16_t data[12];
     int width, size;
     int tx_len, len;
@@ -408,13 +409,13 @@  static void do_transmit_packets(dp8393xState *s)
         if (s->regs[SONIC_RCR] & (SONIC_RCR_LB1 | SONIC_RCR_LB0)) {
             /* Loopback */
             s->regs[SONIC_TCR] |= SONIC_TCR_CRSL;
-            if (s->nic->nc.info->can_receive(&s->nic->nc)) {
+            if (nc->info->can_receive(nc)) {
                 s->loopback_packet = 1;
-                s->nic->nc.info->receive(&s->nic->nc, s->tx_buffer, tx_len);
+                nc->info->receive(nc, s->tx_buffer, tx_len);
             }
         } else {
             /* Transmit packet */
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->tx_buffer, tx_len);
+            qemu_send_packet(nc, s->tx_buffer, tx_len);
         }
         s->regs[SONIC_TCR] |= SONIC_TCR_PTX;
 
@@ -903,7 +904,7 @@  void dp83932_init(NICInfo *nd, hwaddr base, int it_shift,
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_dp83932_info, &s->conf, nd->model, nd->name, s);
 
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
     qemu_register_reset(nic_reset, s);
     nic_reset(s);
 
diff --git a/hw/e1000.c b/hw/e1000.c
index ef06ca1..7b310d7 100644
--- a/hw/e1000.c
+++ b/hw/e1000.c
@@ -167,11 +167,11 @@  set_phy_ctrl(E1000State *s, int index, uint16_t val)
 {
     if ((val & MII_CR_AUTO_NEG_EN) && (val & MII_CR_RESTART_AUTO_NEG)) {
         /* no need auto-negotiation if link was down */
-        if (s->nic->nc.link_down) {
+        if (qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down) {
             s->phy_reg[PHY_STATUS] |= MII_SR_AUTONEG_COMPLETE;
             return;
         }
-        s->nic->nc.link_down = true;
+        qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down = true;
         e1000_link_down(s);
         s->phy_reg[PHY_STATUS] &= ~MII_SR_AUTONEG_COMPLETE;
         DBGOUT(PHY, "Start link auto negotiation\n");
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@  static void
 e1000_autoneg_timer(void *opaque)
 {
     E1000State *s = opaque;
-    s->nic->nc.link_down = false;
+    qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down = false;
     e1000_link_up(s);
     s->phy_reg[PHY_STATUS] |= MII_SR_AUTONEG_COMPLETE;
     DBGOUT(PHY, "Auto negotiation is completed\n");
@@ -286,7 +286,7 @@  static void e1000_reset(void *opaque)
     d->rxbuf_min_shift = 1;
     memset(&d->tx, 0, sizeof d->tx);
 
-    if (d->nic->nc.link_down) {
+    if (qemu_get_queue(d->nic)->link_down) {
         e1000_link_down(d);
     }
 
@@ -314,7 +314,7 @@  set_rx_control(E1000State *s, int index, uint32_t val)
     s->rxbuf_min_shift = ((val / E1000_RCTL_RDMTS_QUAT) & 3) + 1;
     DBGOUT(RX, "RCTL: %d, mac_reg[RCTL] = 0x%x\n", s->mac_reg[RDT],
            s->mac_reg[RCTL]);
-    qemu_flush_queued_packets(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static void
@@ -465,10 +465,11 @@  fcs_len(E1000State *s)
 static void
 e1000_send_packet(E1000State *s, const uint8_t *buf, int size)
 {
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(s->nic);
     if (s->phy_reg[PHY_CTRL] & MII_CR_LOOPBACK) {
-        s->nic->nc.info->receive(&s->nic->nc, buf, size);
+        nc->info->receive(nc, buf, size);
     } else {
-        qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, size);
+        qemu_send_packet(nc, buf, size);
     }
 }
 
@@ -953,7 +954,7 @@  set_rdt(E1000State *s, int index, uint32_t val)
 {
     s->mac_reg[index] = val & 0xffff;
     if (e1000_has_rxbufs(s, 1)) {
-        qemu_flush_queued_packets(&s->nic->nc);
+        qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
     }
 }
 
@@ -1107,10 +1108,11 @@  static bool is_version_1(void *opaque, int version_id)
 static int e1000_post_load(void *opaque, int version_id)
 {
     E1000State *s = opaque;
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(s->nic);
 
     /* nc.link_down can't be migrated, so infer link_down according
      * to link status bit in mac_reg[STATUS] */
-    s->nic->nc.link_down = (s->mac_reg[STATUS] & E1000_STATUS_LU) == 0;
+    nc->link_down = (s->mac_reg[STATUS] & E1000_STATUS_LU) == 0;
 
     return 0;
 }
@@ -1242,7 +1244,7 @@  pci_e1000_uninit(PCIDevice *dev)
     qemu_free_timer(d->autoneg_timer);
     memory_region_destroy(&d->mmio);
     memory_region_destroy(&d->io);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&d->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(d->nic));
 }
 
 static NetClientInfo net_e1000_info = {
@@ -1289,7 +1291,7 @@  static int pci_e1000_init(PCIDevice *pci_dev)
     d->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_e1000_info, &d->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(d)), d->dev.qdev.id, d);
 
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&d->nic->nc, macaddr);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(d->nic), macaddr);
 
     add_boot_device_path(d->conf.bootindex, &pci_dev->qdev, "/ethernet-phy@0");
 
diff --git a/hw/eepro100.c b/hw/eepro100.c
index 6bbefb5..5b77bdc 100644
--- a/hw/eepro100.c
+++ b/hw/eepro100.c
@@ -828,7 +828,7 @@  static void tx_command(EEPRO100State *s)
         }
     }
     TRACE(RXTX, logout("%p sending frame, len=%d,%s\n", s, size, nic_dump(buf, size)));
-    qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, size);
+    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, size);
     s->statistics.tx_good_frames++;
     /* Transmit with bad status would raise an CX/TNO interrupt.
      * (82557 only). Emulation never has bad status. */
@@ -1036,7 +1036,7 @@  static void eepro100_ru_command(EEPRO100State * s, uint8_t val)
         }
         set_ru_state(s, ru_ready);
         s->ru_offset = e100_read_reg4(s, SCBPointer);
-        qemu_flush_queued_packets(&s->nic->nc);
+        qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
         TRACE(OTHER, logout("val=0x%02x (rx start)\n", val));
         break;
     case RX_RESUME:
@@ -1849,7 +1849,7 @@  static void pci_nic_uninit(PCIDevice *pci_dev)
     memory_region_destroy(&s->flash_bar);
     vmstate_unregister(&pci_dev->qdev, s->vmstate, s);
     eeprom93xx_free(&pci_dev->qdev, s->eeprom);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static NetClientInfo net_eepro100_info = {
@@ -1895,14 +1895,14 @@  static int e100_nic_init(PCIDevice *pci_dev)
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_eepro100_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(pci_dev)), pci_dev->qdev.id, s);
 
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
-    TRACE(OTHER, logout("%s\n", s->nic->nc.info_str));
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    TRACE(OTHER, logout("%s\n", qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->info_str));
 
     qemu_register_reset(nic_reset, s);
 
     s->vmstate = g_malloc(sizeof(vmstate_eepro100));
     memcpy(s->vmstate, &vmstate_eepro100, sizeof(vmstate_eepro100));
-    s->vmstate->name = s->nic->nc.model;
+    s->vmstate->name = qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->model;
     vmstate_register(&pci_dev->qdev, -1, s->vmstate, s);
 
     add_boot_device_path(s->conf.bootindex, &pci_dev->qdev, "/ethernet-phy@0");
diff --git a/hw/etraxfs_eth.c b/hw/etraxfs_eth.c
index ec23fa6..9df476a 100644
--- a/hw/etraxfs_eth.c
+++ b/hw/etraxfs_eth.c
@@ -545,7 +545,7 @@  static int eth_tx_push(void *opaque, unsigned char *buf, int len, bool eop)
 	struct fs_eth *eth = opaque;
 
 	D(printf("%s buf=%p len=%d\n", __func__, buf, len));
-	qemu_send_packet(&eth->nic->nc, buf, len);
+        qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(eth->nic), buf, len);
 	return len;
 }
 
@@ -606,7 +606,7 @@  static int fs_eth_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
 	qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
 	s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_etraxfs_info, &s->conf,
 			      object_get_typename(OBJECT(s)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-	qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+        qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
 	tdk_init(&s->phy);
 	mdio_attach(&s->mdio_bus, &s->phy, s->phyaddr);
diff --git a/hw/lan9118.c b/hw/lan9118.c
index 6596979..262f389 100644
--- a/hw/lan9118.c
+++ b/hw/lan9118.c
@@ -341,7 +341,7 @@  static void lan9118_update(lan9118_state *s)
 
 static void lan9118_mac_changed(lan9118_state *s)
 {
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 }
 
 static void lan9118_reload_eeprom(lan9118_state *s)
@@ -373,7 +373,7 @@  static void phy_update_irq(lan9118_state *s)
 static void phy_update_link(lan9118_state *s)
 {
     /* Autonegotiation status mirrors link status.  */
-    if (s->nic->nc.link_down) {
+    if (qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down) {
         s->phy_status &= ~0x0024;
         s->phy_int |= PHY_INT_DOWN;
     } else {
@@ -657,9 +657,9 @@  static void do_tx_packet(lan9118_state *s)
     /* FIXME: Honor TX disable, and allow queueing of packets.  */
     if (s->phy_control & 0x4000)  {
         /* This assumes the receive routine doesn't touch the VLANClient.  */
-        lan9118_receive(&s->nic->nc, s->txp->data, s->txp->len);
+        lan9118_receive(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->txp->data, s->txp->len);
     } else {
-        qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->txp->data, s->txp->len);
+        qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->txp->data, s->txp->len);
     }
     s->txp->fifo_used = 0;
 
@@ -1335,7 +1335,7 @@  static int lan9118_init1(SysBusDevice *dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_lan9118_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
     s->eeprom[0] = 0xa5;
     for (i = 0; i < 6; i++) {
         s->eeprom[i + 1] = s->conf.macaddr.a[i];
diff --git a/hw/mcf_fec.c b/hw/mcf_fec.c
index 2423f64..8a90bf8 100644
--- a/hw/mcf_fec.c
+++ b/hw/mcf_fec.c
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@  static void mcf_fec_do_tx(mcf_fec_state *s)
         if (bd.flags & FEC_BD_L) {
             /* Last buffer in frame.  */
             DPRINTF("Sending packet\n");
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, frame, len);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), frame, len);
             ptr = frame;
             frame_size = 0;
             s->eir |= FEC_INT_TXF;
@@ -476,5 +476,5 @@  void mcf_fec_init(MemoryRegion *sysmem, NICInfo *nd,
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_mcf_fec_info, &s->conf, nd->model, nd->name, s);
 
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 }
diff --git a/hw/milkymist-minimac2.c b/hw/milkymist-minimac2.c
index 43d6c19..2a8a4ef 100644
--- a/hw/milkymist-minimac2.c
+++ b/hw/milkymist-minimac2.c
@@ -257,7 +257,7 @@  static void minimac2_tx(MilkymistMinimac2State *s)
     trace_milkymist_minimac2_tx_frame(txcount - 12);
 
     /* send packet, skipping preamble and sfd */
-    qemu_send_packet_raw(&s->nic->nc, buf + 8, txcount - 12);
+    qemu_send_packet_raw(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf + 8, txcount - 12);
 
     s->regs[R_TXCOUNT] = 0;
 
@@ -480,7 +480,7 @@  static int milkymist_minimac2_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_milkymist_minimac2_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     return 0;
 }
diff --git a/hw/mipsnet.c b/hw/mipsnet.c
index feac815..15761b1 100644
--- a/hw/mipsnet.c
+++ b/hw/mipsnet.c
@@ -173,7 +173,7 @@  static void mipsnet_ioport_write(void *opaque, hwaddr addr,
         if (s->tx_written == s->tx_count) {
             /* Send buffer. */
             trace_mipsnet_send(s->tx_count);
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->tx_buffer, s->tx_count);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->tx_buffer, s->tx_count);
             s->tx_count = s->tx_written = 0;
             s->intctl |= MIPSNET_INTCTL_TXDONE;
             s->busy = 1;
@@ -241,7 +241,7 @@  static int mipsnet_sysbus_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_mipsnet_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     return 0;
 }
diff --git a/hw/musicpal.c b/hw/musicpal.c
index 7ac0a91..9e22f69 100644
--- a/hw/musicpal.c
+++ b/hw/musicpal.c
@@ -257,7 +257,7 @@  static void eth_send(mv88w8618_eth_state *s, int queue_index)
             len = desc.bytes;
             if (len < 2048) {
                 cpu_physical_memory_read(desc.buffer, buf, len);
-                qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, len);
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, len);
             }
             desc.cmdstat &= ~MP_ETH_TX_OWN;
             s->icr |= 1 << (MP_ETH_IRQ_TXLO_BIT - queue_index);
diff --git a/hw/ne2000-isa.c b/hw/ne2000-isa.c
index 7c11229..fa47e12 100644
--- a/hw/ne2000-isa.c
+++ b/hw/ne2000-isa.c
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@  static int isa_ne2000_initfn(ISADevice *dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_ne2000_isa_info, &s->c,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->c.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->c.macaddr.a);
 
     return 0;
 }
diff --git a/hw/ne2000.c b/hw/ne2000.c
index 872115c..03c4209 100644
--- a/hw/ne2000.c
+++ b/hw/ne2000.c
@@ -300,7 +300,8 @@  static void ne2000_ioport_write(void *opaque, uint32_t addr, uint32_t val)
                     index -= NE2000_PMEM_SIZE;
                 /* fail safe: check range on the transmitted length  */
                 if (index + s->tcnt <= NE2000_PMEM_END) {
-                    qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->mem + index, s->tcnt);
+                    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->mem + index,
+                                     s->tcnt);
                 }
                 /* signal end of transfer */
                 s->tsr = ENTSR_PTX;
@@ -737,7 +738,7 @@  static int pci_ne2000_init(PCIDevice *pci_dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_ne2000_info, &s->c,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(pci_dev)), pci_dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->c.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->c.macaddr.a);
 
     add_boot_device_path(s->c.bootindex, &pci_dev->qdev, "/ethernet-phy@0");
 
@@ -750,7 +751,7 @@  static void pci_ne2000_exit(PCIDevice *pci_dev)
     NE2000State *s = &d->ne2000;
 
     memory_region_destroy(&s->io);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static Property ne2000_properties[] = {
diff --git a/hw/opencores_eth.c b/hw/opencores_eth.c
index 746a959..2496d4e 100644
--- a/hw/opencores_eth.c
+++ b/hw/opencores_eth.c
@@ -339,7 +339,7 @@  static void open_eth_reset(void *opaque)
     s->rx_desc = 0x40;
 
     mii_reset(&s->mii);
-    open_eth_set_link_status(&s->nic->nc);
+    open_eth_set_link_status(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static int open_eth_can_receive(NetClientState *nc)
@@ -499,7 +499,7 @@  static void open_eth_start_xmit(OpenEthState *s, desc *tx)
     if (tx_len > len) {
         memset(buf + len, 0, tx_len - len);
     }
-    qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, tx_len);
+    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, tx_len);
 
     if (tx->len_flags & TXD_WR) {
         s->tx_desc = 0;
@@ -606,7 +606,7 @@  static void open_eth_mii_command_host_write(OpenEthState *s, uint32_t val)
         } else {
             s->regs[MIIRX_DATA] = 0xffff;
         }
-        SET_REGFIELD(s, MIISTATUS, LINKFAIL, s->nic->nc.link_down);
+        SET_REGFIELD(s, MIISTATUS, LINKFAIL, qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down);
     }
 }
 
diff --git a/hw/pcnet-pci.c b/hw/pcnet-pci.c
index a94f642..54a849d 100644
--- a/hw/pcnet-pci.c
+++ b/hw/pcnet-pci.c
@@ -279,7 +279,7 @@  static void pci_pcnet_uninit(PCIDevice *dev)
     memory_region_destroy(&d->io_bar);
     qemu_del_timer(d->state.poll_timer);
     qemu_free_timer(d->state.poll_timer);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&d->state.nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(d->state.nic));
 }
 
 static NetClientInfo net_pci_pcnet_info = {
diff --git a/hw/pcnet.c b/hw/pcnet.c
index 30f1000..2126e22 100644
--- a/hw/pcnet.c
+++ b/hw/pcnet.c
@@ -1261,11 +1261,12 @@  static void pcnet_transmit(PCNetState *s)
                 if (BCR_SWSTYLE(s) == 1)
                     add_crc = !GET_FIELD(tmd.status, TMDS, NOFCS);
                 s->looptest = add_crc ? PCNET_LOOPTEST_CRC : PCNET_LOOPTEST_NOCRC;
-                pcnet_receive(&s->nic->nc, s->buffer, s->xmit_pos);
+                pcnet_receive(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->buffer, s->xmit_pos);
                 s->looptest = 0;
             } else
                 if (s->nic)
-                    qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->buffer, s->xmit_pos);
+                    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->buffer,
+                                     s->xmit_pos);
 
             s->csr[0] &= ~0x0008;   /* clear TDMD */
             s->csr[4] |= 0x0004;    /* set TXSTRT */
@@ -1730,7 +1731,7 @@  int pcnet_common_init(DeviceState *dev, PCNetState *s, NetClientInfo *info)
 
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(info, &s->conf, object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     add_boot_device_path(s->conf.bootindex, dev, "/ethernet-phy@0");
 
diff --git a/hw/rtl8139.c b/hw/rtl8139.c
index cfbf3f4..22d24ae 100644
--- a/hw/rtl8139.c
+++ b/hw/rtl8139.c
@@ -1259,7 +1259,7 @@  static void rtl8139_reset(DeviceState *d)
     //s->BasicModeStatus |= 0x0040; /* UTP medium */
     s->BasicModeStatus |= 0x0020; /* autonegotiation completed */
     /* preserve link state */
-    s->BasicModeStatus |= s->nic->nc.link_down ? 0 : 0x04;
+    s->BasicModeStatus |= qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down ? 0 : 0x04;
 
     s->NWayAdvert    = 0x05e1; /* all modes, full duplex */
     s->NWayLPAR      = 0x05e1; /* all modes, full duplex */
@@ -1787,7 +1787,7 @@  static void rtl8139_transfer_frame(RTL8139State *s, uint8_t *buf, int size,
         }
 
         DPRINTF("+++ transmit loopback mode\n");
-        rtl8139_do_receive(&s->nic->nc, buf, size, do_interrupt);
+        rtl8139_do_receive(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, size, do_interrupt);
 
         if (iov) {
             g_free(buf2);
@@ -1796,9 +1796,9 @@  static void rtl8139_transfer_frame(RTL8139State *s, uint8_t *buf, int size,
     else
     {
         if (iov) {
-            qemu_sendv_packet(&s->nic->nc, iov, 3);
+            qemu_sendv_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), iov, 3);
         } else {
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, size);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, size);
         }
     }
 }
@@ -3230,7 +3230,7 @@  static int rtl8139_post_load(void *opaque, int version_id)
 
     /* nc.link_down can't be migrated, so infer link_down according
      * to link status bit in BasicModeStatus */
-    s->nic->nc.link_down = (s->BasicModeStatus & 0x04) == 0;
+    qemu_get_queue(s->nic)->link_down = (s->BasicModeStatus & 0x04) == 0;
 
     return 0;
 }
@@ -3446,7 +3446,7 @@  static void pci_rtl8139_uninit(PCIDevice *dev)
     }
     qemu_del_timer(s->timer);
     qemu_free_timer(s->timer);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static void rtl8139_set_link_status(NetClientState *nc)
@@ -3503,7 +3503,7 @@  static int pci_rtl8139_init(PCIDevice *dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_rtl8139_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     s->cplus_txbuffer = NULL;
     s->cplus_txbuffer_len = 0;
diff --git a/hw/smc91c111.c b/hw/smc91c111.c
index 36cb4ed..b097d6b 100644
--- a/hw/smc91c111.c
+++ b/hw/smc91c111.c
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@  static void smc91c111_do_tx(smc91c111_state *s)
             smc91c111_release_packet(s, packetnum);
         else if (s->tx_fifo_done_len < NUM_PACKETS)
             s->tx_fifo_done[s->tx_fifo_done_len++] = packetnum;
-        qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, p, len);
+        qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), p, len);
     }
     s->tx_fifo_len = 0;
     smc91c111_update(s);
@@ -753,7 +753,7 @@  static int smc91c111_init1(SysBusDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_smc91c111_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
     /* ??? Save/restore.  */
     return 0;
 }
diff --git a/hw/spapr_llan.c b/hw/spapr_llan.c
index db34b48..d53d4ae 100644
--- a/hw/spapr_llan.c
+++ b/hw/spapr_llan.c
@@ -199,7 +199,7 @@  static int spapr_vlan_init(VIOsPAPRDevice *sdev)
 
     dev->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_spapr_vlan_info, &dev->nicconf,
                             object_get_typename(OBJECT(sdev)), sdev->qdev.id, dev);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&dev->nic->nc, dev->nicconf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(dev->nic), dev->nicconf.macaddr.a);
 
     return 0;
 }
@@ -462,7 +462,7 @@  static target_ulong h_send_logical_lan(PowerPCCPU *cpu, sPAPREnvironment *spapr,
         p += VLAN_BD_LEN(bufs[i]);
     }
 
-    qemu_send_packet(&dev->nic->nc, lbuf, total_len);
+    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(dev->nic), lbuf, total_len);
 
     return H_SUCCESS;
 }
diff --git a/hw/stellaris_enet.c b/hw/stellaris_enet.c
index 5e9053f..99d4730 100644
--- a/hw/stellaris_enet.c
+++ b/hw/stellaris_enet.c
@@ -259,7 +259,8 @@  static void stellaris_enet_write(void *opaque, hwaddr offset,
                     memset(&s->tx_fifo[s->tx_frame_len], 0, 60 - s->tx_frame_len);
                     s->tx_fifo_len = 60;
                 }
-                qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->tx_fifo, s->tx_frame_len);
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->tx_fifo,
+                                 s->tx_frame_len);
                 s->tx_frame_len = -1;
                 s->ris |= SE_INT_TXEMP;
                 stellaris_enet_update(s);
@@ -412,7 +413,7 @@  static int stellaris_enet_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
 
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_stellaris_enet_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     stellaris_enet_reset(s);
     register_savevm(&s->busdev.qdev, "stellaris_enet", -1, 1,
diff --git a/hw/usb/dev-network.c b/hw/usb/dev-network.c
index 9dede4c..a131f9c 100644
--- a/hw/usb/dev-network.c
+++ b/hw/usb/dev-network.c
@@ -1012,7 +1012,7 @@  static int rndis_keepalive_response(USBNetState *s,
 static void usb_net_reset_in_buf(USBNetState *s)
 {
     s->in_ptr = s->in_len = 0;
-    qemu_flush_queued_packets(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static int rndis_parse(USBNetState *s, uint8_t *data, int length)
@@ -1196,7 +1196,7 @@  static void usb_net_handle_dataout(USBNetState *s, USBPacket *p)
 
     if (!is_rndis(s)) {
         if (p->iov.size < 64) {
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->out_buf, s->out_ptr);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->out_buf, s->out_ptr);
             s->out_ptr = 0;
         }
         return;
@@ -1209,7 +1209,7 @@  static void usb_net_handle_dataout(USBNetState *s, USBPacket *p)
         uint32_t offs = 8 + le32_to_cpu(msg->DataOffset);
         uint32_t size = le32_to_cpu(msg->DataLength);
         if (offs + size <= len)
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, s->out_buf + offs, size);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->out_buf + offs, size);
     }
     s->out_ptr -= len;
     memmove(s->out_buf, &s->out_buf[len], s->out_ptr);
@@ -1330,7 +1330,7 @@  static void usb_net_handle_destroy(USBDevice *dev)
 
     /* TODO: remove the nd_table[] entry */
     rndis_clear_responsequeue(s);
-    qemu_del_net_client(&s->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(s->nic));
 }
 
 static NetClientInfo net_usbnet_info = {
@@ -1361,7 +1361,7 @@  static int usb_net_initfn(USBDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_usbnet_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(s)), s->dev.qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
     snprintf(s->usbstring_mac, sizeof(s->usbstring_mac),
              "%02x%02x%02x%02x%02x%02x",
              0x40,
diff --git a/hw/virtio-net.c b/hw/virtio-net.c
index 3bb01b1..551f6dc 100644
--- a/hw/virtio-net.c
+++ b/hw/virtio-net.c
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@  static void virtio_net_set_config(VirtIODevice *vdev, const uint8_t *config)
 
     if (memcmp(netcfg.mac, n->mac, ETH_ALEN)) {
         memcpy(n->mac, netcfg.mac, ETH_ALEN);
-        qemu_format_nic_info_str(&n->nic->nc, n->mac);
+        qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(n->nic), n->mac);
     }
 }
 
@@ -107,34 +107,36 @@  static bool virtio_net_started(VirtIONet *n, uint8_t status)
 
 static void virtio_net_vhost_status(VirtIONet *n, uint8_t status)
 {
-    if (!n->nic->nc.peer) {
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
+
+    if (!nc->peer) {
         return;
     }
-    if (n->nic->nc.peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
+    if (nc->peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
         return;
     }
 
-    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer)) {
+    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer)) {
         return;
     }
     if (!!n->vhost_started == virtio_net_started(n, status) &&
-                              !n->nic->nc.peer->link_down) {
+                              !nc->peer->link_down) {
         return;
     }
     if (!n->vhost_started) {
         int r;
-        if (!vhost_net_query(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), &n->vdev)) {
+        if (!vhost_net_query(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), &n->vdev)) {
             return;
         }
         n->vhost_started = 1;
-        r = vhost_net_start(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), &n->vdev);
+        r = vhost_net_start(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), &n->vdev);
         if (r < 0) {
             error_report("unable to start vhost net: %d: "
                          "falling back on userspace virtio", -r);
             n->vhost_started = 0;
         }
     } else {
-        vhost_net_stop(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), &n->vdev);
+        vhost_net_stop(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), &n->vdev);
         n->vhost_started = 0;
     }
 }
@@ -204,13 +206,16 @@  static void virtio_net_reset(VirtIODevice *vdev)
 
 static void peer_test_vnet_hdr(VirtIONet *n)
 {
-    if (!n->nic->nc.peer)
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
+    if (!nc->peer) {
         return;
+    }
 
-    if (n->nic->nc.peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP)
+    if (nc->peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
         return;
+    }
 
-    n->has_vnet_hdr = tap_has_vnet_hdr(n->nic->nc.peer);
+    n->has_vnet_hdr = tap_has_vnet_hdr(nc->peer);
 }
 
 static int peer_has_vnet_hdr(VirtIONet *n)
@@ -223,7 +228,7 @@  static int peer_has_ufo(VirtIONet *n)
     if (!peer_has_vnet_hdr(n))
         return 0;
 
-    n->has_ufo = tap_has_ufo(n->nic->nc.peer);
+    n->has_ufo = tap_has_ufo(qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->peer);
 
     return n->has_ufo;
 }
@@ -236,8 +241,8 @@  static void virtio_net_set_mrg_rx_bufs(VirtIONet *n, int mergeable_rx_bufs)
         sizeof(struct virtio_net_hdr_mrg_rxbuf) : sizeof(struct virtio_net_hdr);
 
     if (peer_has_vnet_hdr(n) &&
-        tap_has_vnet_hdr_len(n->nic->nc.peer, n->guest_hdr_len)) {
-        tap_set_vnet_hdr_len(n->nic->nc.peer, n->guest_hdr_len);
+        tap_has_vnet_hdr_len(qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->peer, n->guest_hdr_len)) {
+        tap_set_vnet_hdr_len(qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->peer, n->guest_hdr_len);
         n->host_hdr_len = n->guest_hdr_len;
     }
 }
@@ -245,6 +250,7 @@  static void virtio_net_set_mrg_rx_bufs(VirtIONet *n, int mergeable_rx_bufs)
 static uint32_t virtio_net_get_features(VirtIODevice *vdev, uint32_t features)
 {
     VirtIONet *n = to_virtio_net(vdev);
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
 
     features |= (1 << VIRTIO_NET_F_MAC);
 
@@ -265,14 +271,13 @@  static uint32_t virtio_net_get_features(VirtIODevice *vdev, uint32_t features)
         features &= ~(0x1 << VIRTIO_NET_F_HOST_UFO);
     }
 
-    if (!n->nic->nc.peer ||
-        n->nic->nc.peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
+    if (!nc->peer || nc->peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
         return features;
     }
-    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer)) {
+    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer)) {
         return features;
     }
-    return vhost_net_get_features(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), features);
+    return vhost_net_get_features(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), features);
 }
 
 static uint32_t virtio_net_bad_features(VirtIODevice *vdev)
@@ -293,25 +298,25 @@  static uint32_t virtio_net_bad_features(VirtIODevice *vdev)
 static void virtio_net_set_features(VirtIODevice *vdev, uint32_t features)
 {
     VirtIONet *n = to_virtio_net(vdev);
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
 
     virtio_net_set_mrg_rx_bufs(n, !!(features & (1 << VIRTIO_NET_F_MRG_RXBUF)));
 
     if (n->has_vnet_hdr) {
-        tap_set_offload(n->nic->nc.peer,
+        tap_set_offload(nc->peer,
                         (features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_CSUM) & 1,
                         (features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_TSO4) & 1,
                         (features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_TSO6) & 1,
                         (features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_ECN)  & 1,
                         (features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_UFO)  & 1);
     }
-    if (!n->nic->nc.peer ||
-        n->nic->nc.peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
+    if (!nc->peer || nc->peer->info->type != NET_CLIENT_OPTIONS_KIND_TAP) {
         return;
     }
-    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer)) {
+    if (!tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer)) {
         return;
     }
-    vhost_net_ack_features(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), features);
+    vhost_net_ack_features(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), features);
 }
 
 static int virtio_net_handle_rx_mode(VirtIONet *n, uint8_t cmd,
@@ -463,7 +468,7 @@  static void virtio_net_handle_rx(VirtIODevice *vdev, VirtQueue *vq)
 {
     VirtIONet *n = to_virtio_net(vdev);
 
-    qemu_flush_queued_packets(&n->nic->nc);
+    qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(n->nic));
 }
 
 static int virtio_net_can_receive(NetClientState *nc)
@@ -605,8 +610,9 @@  static ssize_t virtio_net_receive(NetClientState *nc, const uint8_t *buf, size_t
     unsigned mhdr_cnt = 0;
     size_t offset, i, guest_offset;
 
-    if (!virtio_net_can_receive(&n->nic->nc))
+    if (!virtio_net_can_receive(qemu_get_queue(n->nic))) {
         return -1;
+    }
 
     /* hdr_len refers to the header we supply to the guest */
     if (!virtio_net_has_buffers(n, size + n->guest_hdr_len - n->host_hdr_len))
@@ -754,7 +760,7 @@  static int32_t virtio_net_flush_tx(VirtIONet *n, VirtQueue *vq)
 
         len = n->guest_hdr_len;
 
-        ret = qemu_sendv_packet_async(&n->nic->nc, out_sg, out_num,
+        ret = qemu_sendv_packet_async(qemu_get_queue(n->nic), out_sg, out_num,
                                       virtio_net_tx_complete);
         if (ret == 0) {
             virtio_queue_set_notification(n->tx_vq, 0);
@@ -951,7 +957,7 @@  static int virtio_net_load(QEMUFile *f, void *opaque, int version_id)
         }
 
         if (n->has_vnet_hdr) {
-            tap_set_offload(n->nic->nc.peer,
+            tap_set_offload(qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->peer,
                     (n->vdev.guest_features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_CSUM) & 1,
                     (n->vdev.guest_features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_TSO4) & 1,
                     (n->vdev.guest_features >> VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_TSO6) & 1,
@@ -989,7 +995,7 @@  static int virtio_net_load(QEMUFile *f, void *opaque, int version_id)
 
     /* nc.link_down can't be migrated, so infer link_down according
      * to link status bit in n->status */
-    n->nic->nc.link_down = (n->status & VIRTIO_NET_S_LINK_UP) == 0;
+    qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->link_down = (n->status & VIRTIO_NET_S_LINK_UP) == 0;
 
     return 0;
 }
@@ -1013,16 +1019,18 @@  static NetClientInfo net_virtio_info = {
 static bool virtio_net_guest_notifier_pending(VirtIODevice *vdev, int idx)
 {
     VirtIONet *n = to_virtio_net(vdev);
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
     assert(n->vhost_started);
-    return vhost_net_virtqueue_pending(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer), idx);
+    return vhost_net_virtqueue_pending(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer), idx);
 }
 
 static void virtio_net_guest_notifier_mask(VirtIODevice *vdev, int idx,
                                            bool mask)
 {
     VirtIONet *n = to_virtio_net(vdev);
+    NetClientState *nc = qemu_get_queue(n->nic);
     assert(n->vhost_started);
-    vhost_net_virtqueue_mask(tap_get_vhost_net(n->nic->nc.peer),
+    vhost_net_virtqueue_mask(tap_get_vhost_net(nc->peer),
                              vdev, idx, mask);
 }
 
@@ -1069,13 +1077,13 @@  VirtIODevice *virtio_net_init(DeviceState *dev, NICConf *conf,
     n->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_virtio_info, conf, object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->id, n);
     peer_test_vnet_hdr(n);
     if (peer_has_vnet_hdr(n)) {
-        tap_using_vnet_hdr(n->nic->nc.peer, 1);
+        tap_using_vnet_hdr(qemu_get_queue(n->nic)->peer, 1);
         n->host_hdr_len = sizeof(struct virtio_net_hdr);
     } else {
         n->host_hdr_len = 0;
     }
 
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&n->nic->nc, conf->macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(n->nic), conf->macaddr.a);
 
     n->tx_waiting = 0;
     n->tx_burst = net->txburst;
@@ -1102,7 +1110,7 @@  void virtio_net_exit(VirtIODevice *vdev)
     /* This will stop vhost backend if appropriate. */
     virtio_net_set_status(vdev, 0);
 
-    qemu_purge_queued_packets(&n->nic->nc);
+    qemu_purge_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(n->nic));
 
     unregister_savevm(n->qdev, "virtio-net", n);
 
@@ -1116,6 +1124,6 @@  void virtio_net_exit(VirtIODevice *vdev)
         qemu_bh_delete(n->tx_bh);
     }
 
-    qemu_del_net_client(&n->nic->nc);
+    qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(n->nic));
     virtio_cleanup(&n->vdev);
 }
diff --git a/hw/xen_nic.c b/hw/xen_nic.c
index dc12110..d5b39ea 100644
--- a/hw/xen_nic.c
+++ b/hw/xen_nic.c
@@ -185,9 +185,11 @@  static void net_tx_packets(struct XenNetDev *netdev)
                 }
                 memcpy(tmpbuf, page + txreq.offset, txreq.size);
                 net_checksum_calculate(tmpbuf, txreq.size);
-                qemu_send_packet(&netdev->nic->nc, tmpbuf, txreq.size);
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic), tmpbuf,
+                                 txreq.size);
             } else {
-                qemu_send_packet(&netdev->nic->nc, page + txreq.offset, txreq.size);
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic),
+                                 page + txreq.offset, txreq.size);
             }
             xc_gnttab_munmap(netdev->xendev.gnttabdev, page, 1);
             net_tx_response(netdev, &txreq, NETIF_RSP_OKAY);
@@ -329,7 +331,8 @@  static int net_init(struct XenDevice *xendev)
     netdev->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_xen_info, &netdev->conf,
                                "xen", NULL, netdev);
 
-    snprintf(netdev->nic->nc.info_str, sizeof(netdev->nic->nc.info_str),
+    snprintf(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic)->info_str,
+             sizeof(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic)->info_str),
              "nic: xenbus vif macaddr=%s", netdev->mac);
 
     /* fill info */
@@ -405,7 +408,7 @@  static void net_disconnect(struct XenDevice *xendev)
         netdev->rxs = NULL;
     }
     if (netdev->nic) {
-        qemu_del_net_client(&netdev->nic->nc);
+        qemu_del_net_client(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic));
         netdev->nic = NULL;
     }
 }
@@ -414,7 +417,7 @@  static void net_event(struct XenDevice *xendev)
 {
     struct XenNetDev *netdev = container_of(xendev, struct XenNetDev, xendev);
     net_tx_packets(netdev);
-    qemu_flush_queued_packets(&netdev->nic->nc);
+    qemu_flush_queued_packets(qemu_get_queue(netdev->nic));
 }
 
 static int net_free(struct XenDevice *xendev)
diff --git a/hw/xgmac.c b/hw/xgmac.c
index 00dae77..4d7bb13 100644
--- a/hw/xgmac.c
+++ b/hw/xgmac.c
@@ -235,7 +235,7 @@  static void xgmac_enet_send(struct XgmacState *s)
         frame_size += len;
         if (bd.ctl_stat & 0x20000000) {
             /* Last buffer in frame.  */
-            qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, frame, len);
+            qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), frame, len);
             ptr = frame;
             frame_size = 0;
             s->regs[DMA_STATUS] |= DMA_STATUS_TI | DMA_STATUS_NIS;
@@ -391,7 +391,7 @@  static int xgmac_enet_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_xgmac_enet_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     s->regs[XGMAC_ADDR_HIGH(0)] = (s->conf.macaddr.a[5] << 8) |
                                    s->conf.macaddr.a[4];
diff --git a/hw/xilinx_axienet.c b/hw/xilinx_axienet.c
index 51c2896..a7e8e2c 100644
--- a/hw/xilinx_axienet.c
+++ b/hw/xilinx_axienet.c
@@ -826,7 +826,7 @@  axienet_stream_push(StreamSlave *obj, uint8_t *buf, size_t size, uint32_t *hdr)
         buf[write_off + 1] = csum & 0xff;
     }
 
-    qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc, buf, size);
+    qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), buf, size);
 
     s->stats.tx_bytes += size;
     s->regs[R_IS] |= IS_TX_COMPLETE;
@@ -853,7 +853,7 @@  static int xilinx_enet_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_xilinx_enet_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
 
     tdk_init(&s->TEMAC.phy);
     mdio_attach(&s->TEMAC.mdio_bus, &s->TEMAC.phy, s->c_phyaddr);
diff --git a/hw/xilinx_ethlite.c b/hw/xilinx_ethlite.c
index 2254851..5ab3915 100644
--- a/hw/xilinx_ethlite.c
+++ b/hw/xilinx_ethlite.c
@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@  eth_write(void *opaque, hwaddr addr,
 
             D(qemu_log("%s addr=%x val=%x\n", __func__, addr * 4, value));
             if ((value & (CTRL_P | CTRL_S)) == CTRL_S) {
-                qemu_send_packet(&s->nic->nc,
+                qemu_send_packet(qemu_get_queue(s->nic),
                                  (void *) &s->regs[base],
                                  s->regs[base + R_TX_LEN0]);
                 D(qemu_log("eth_tx %d\n", s->regs[base + R_TX_LEN0]));
@@ -223,7 +223,7 @@  static int xilinx_ethlite_init(SysBusDevice *dev)
     qemu_macaddr_default_if_unset(&s->conf.macaddr);
     s->nic = qemu_new_nic(&net_xilinx_ethlite_info, &s->conf,
                           object_get_typename(OBJECT(dev)), dev->qdev.id, s);
-    qemu_format_nic_info_str(&s->nic->nc, s->conf.macaddr.a);
+    qemu_format_nic_info_str(qemu_get_queue(s->nic), s->conf.macaddr.a);
     return 0;
 }
 
diff --git a/include/net/net.h b/include/net/net.h
index 4a92b6c..5d8aecf 100644
--- a/include/net/net.h
+++ b/include/net/net.h
@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@  NICState *qemu_new_nic(NetClientInfo *info,
                        const char *model,
                        const char *name,
                        void *opaque);
+NetClientState *qemu_get_queue(NICState *nic);
 void qemu_del_net_client(NetClientState *nc);
 NetClientState *qemu_find_vlan_client_by_name(Monitor *mon, int vlan_id,
                                               const char *client_str);
diff --git a/net/net.c b/net/net.c
index cdd9b04..e9a0d15 100644
--- a/net/net.c
+++ b/net/net.c
@@ -234,6 +234,11 @@  NICState *qemu_new_nic(NetClientInfo *info,
     return nic;
 }
 
+NetClientState *qemu_get_queue(NICState *nic)
+{
+    return &nic->nc;
+}
+
 static void qemu_cleanup_net_client(NetClientState *nc)
 {
     QTAILQ_REMOVE(&net_clients, nc, next);
diff --git a/savevm.c b/savevm.c
index 304d1ef..749b57e 100644
--- a/savevm.c
+++ b/savevm.c
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@  static void qemu_announce_self_iter(NICState *nic, void *opaque)
 
     len = announce_self_create(buf, nic->conf->macaddr.a);
 
-    qemu_send_packet_raw(&nic->nc, buf, len);
+    qemu_send_packet_raw(qemu_get_queue(nic), buf, len);
 }