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

On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, jamal wrote:

> I think you can save yourself a lot of pain today by going to a
> "better driver"/hardware. Switch to a tulip based board; [...]

This is not an option in many cases. (eg. where a company standardizes on
something non-tulip, or due to simple financial/organizational reasons.)
What you say is the approach i see in the FreeBSD camp frequently: "use
these [limited set of] wonderful cards and drivers, the rest sucks
hardware-design-wise and we dont really care about them", which elitist
attitude i strongly disagree with.


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