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e100 "Ferguson" release

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Subject: e100 "Ferguson" release
From: "Feldman, Scott" <scott.feldman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2003 21:34:42 -0700
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New development version:

        http://sf.net/projects/e1000, e100-3.0.0_dev11.tar.gz

Many thanks to JC [jchapman@xxxxxxxxxxx] for exploring the small packet
performance w/ and w/o NAPI.  This version includes one of his
optimization; others may follow, but I wanted to get this goodness out
now.

* added opportunistic fast loop (no udelays) in 
  e100_exec_cmd to wait for previous cmd to be
  accepted before queuing next cmd.  Boost 
  small packet performance.  [jchapman@xxxxxxxxxxx].
* Use correct versions of dev_kfree_skb for depending
  on possible contexts.  [jchapman@xxxxxxxxxxx].
* Added SET_NETDEV_DEV().

Looking for more testing on non-IA archs, power management, cardbus
nics, and WoL.

-scott


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