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Re: performance question: delay interrupts

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Subject: Re: performance question: delay interrupts
From: Michael Richardson <mcr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 11:17:55 -0400
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>>>>> "Marcell" == Marcell Gal <cell@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
    Marcell> Alan says the Nicstar ATM card has HW support for [369]00 us INT 
delay.
    Marcell> Any ethernet cards known to have similar smart features?
    Marcell> Is anything like this configurable for some ethernet drivers, has
    Marcell> anyone done some successful or unsuccessful experiments with this?

  The AMD PCnet32 will not post an interrupt unless you set a bit in the
descriptor ring. You can also have it provide an interrupt based upon a
timer.
  The Alteon and SysKonnect GBE have similar features.

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