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SubjectRe: netif_start_queue
sebastien person wrote:
> hi,
> I'm trying to port a ethernet device from 2.2 to 2.4. whith the new way of
> dealing with dev->tbusy and dev->start (e.g. by using netif_startqueue for
> example) I've understand that the netif_start_queue call put a flag that
> telling
> the device isn't busy but I can't found when does the start flag is set .
> I've read somewhere that it is set when the open function return, but I
> haven't
> found where is the matching code.
> In 2.4, must we always check if the device is busy or started, or it is
> upper
> layer work ?

As you appear to be guessing, the upper layer handles the work that
'start' previously did. If you need to check if the interface is up
inside your driver, call netif_running(dev).

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