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    SubjectRe: forcedeth: option to disable 100Hz timer
    On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 02:47:48 +0400
    Mikhail Kshevetskiy <mikhail.kshevetskiy@gmail.com> wrote:

    > On some hardware no TX done interrupts are generated, thus special
    > 100Hz timer interrupt is required to handle this situation properly.
    > Other device do not require that timer interrupt feature.
    >
    > Patch add a "disable_timerirq" option to disable interrupt timer
    > mentioned above. This may be extremely usefull for laptop users.

    Is it not possible to detect this case. Do the problem devices just miss
    some TX interrupts or generate most but not all ?

    Alan


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