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Re: 3c59x.c for 2.2.17

To: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 3c59x.c for 2.2.17
From: Andrey Savochkin <saw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 12:59:09 +0800
Cc: "netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Andreas Tobler <toa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <E136BEN-0002B9-00@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from "Alan Cox" on Sun, Jun 25, 2000 at 01:09:41PM
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Hello,

On Sun, Jun 25, 2000 at 01:09:41PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> This is a mess in a lot of Don Becker skeleton base drivers. Its much cleaner 
> if the last ring buffer slot is about to be used and the new alloc fails to 
> simply recycle the buffer and throw the received packet away.

I do it this way in eepro100.

        Andrey

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