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SubjectRe: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device.
Ion Badulescu wrote:
>
> > > +#if defined(__ia64__) || defined(__alpha__)
> > > +#define PKT_SHOULD_COPY(pkt_len) 1
> > > +#else
> > > +#define PKT_SHOULD_COPY(pkt_len) (pkt_len < rx_copybreak)
> > > +#endif
> >
> [snip]
>
> It's not *required* per se, as far as I know both the Alpha and IA64 have
> handlers for unaligned access traps. *However*, copying each packet is
> definitely better than taking an exception for each packet!
>

What about changing the default for rx_copybreak instead?
Set it to 1536 on ia64 and Alpha, 0 for the rest.
tulip and eepro100 use that aproach.

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Manfred
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