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SubjectRe: arm: Optimization for ethernet MAC handling at91_ether.c
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Le 12/01/2010 16:39, James Kosin a écrit :
> Everyone,
> Since, a AT91_EMAC_TUND only happens when the transmitter is unable to
> transfer the frame in time for a frame to be sent. It makes sense to
> RETRY the packet in this condition in the ISR.
> Or would this overcomplicate a simple task?
> ... see below ...

> ...
> I do know there needs to be a bit more code then to handle the
> successful case below this; but, this is enough to understand what I am
> talking about. The UNDERRUN error should happen infrequently and in
> ideal circumstances not happen at all.

If this happens once in a while, why do you want driver to retry the transmit ?
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