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Re: 3c59x

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Subject: Re: 3c59x
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 10:14:52 -0700 (PDT)
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   From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
   Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 13:16:17 -0400

   On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 10:02:09AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
   > This means end users don't see the benefit, so I definitely
   > prefer Andi's idea.
   
   Making every IO a conditional branch?  Ug.
   
A PIO costs hundreds if not thousands of instructions!
Come on Jeff, get real :-)

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