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Re: Tigon3 5701 PCI-X recv performance problem

To: johnip@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Tigon3 5701 PCI-X recv performance problem
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 09:53:23 -0700
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On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 11:49:14 -0500
John Partridge <johnip@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> I do propose that we make the CONFIG a little more descriptive something like
> 
>   CONFIG_5701PCIX_UNALIGNED_EXPENSIVE
> 
> just to make it easier for users to see what it does.

That's grosser than gross.

We're trying to create a generic mechanism to fix this kind of
problem in _ALL_ drivers.  I will heavily thwart any attempt to
make this some kind of "tg3 thing".

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