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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5

On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Ben Greear wrote:

> jamal wrote:
> > No. NAPI is for any type of network activities not just for routers or
> > sniffers. It works just fine with servers. What do you see in there that
> > will make it not work with servers?
> Will NAPI patch, as it sits today, fix all IRQ lockup problems for
> all drivers (as Ingo's patch claims to do), or will it just fix
> drivers (eepro, tulip) that have been integrated with it?

Unfortunately amongst the three of us tulip seemed to be the most common.
Robert has a gige intel. So patches appear only for those two drivers. I
could write up a document on how to change drivers.


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