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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, 11 Nov 2003 12:25:45 -0800
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On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 14:04:50 -0600
John Partridge <johnip@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> +config CONFIG_UNALIGNED_EXPENSIVE
> +       bool "Use Aligned SKB's for Tigon3 5701 network adapters"
> +       depends on MCKINLEY
> +       default y
> +

Also, this help text is broken too.

I repeat: "THIS IS NOT A TIGON3 5701 NETWORK ADAPTER SPECIFIC HACK"

It is a config variable that all network drivers in the kernel can
test to make copybreak and related decisions for copy vs. read
directly packet handling.

Please stop making this a tigon3 specific thing.

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