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Re: 3c59x

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 3c59x
From: chas williams <chas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 13:39:15 -0400
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>Function calls are actually more expensive, you eat an entry in
>the cpu's return address cache.

i was thinking you could do it higher up, like around the hard_start_xmit
level.  this would create a bit of replicated code, but you could abuse
the preprocessor a bit i imagine.

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