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SubjectRe: [PATCH] IBM Lanstreamer bugfixes (round 3)
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Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> MWI -does- make a difference in performance, though you may need to
> check lanstreamer docs to see if there is a chip-specific MWI bit you
> need to enable, over and above the PCI_COMMAND bit.

My experience - which is 2-3 years old now - is that many BIOSes will
enable MWI for you. Which makes it very easy to forget to do this,
and then have it discovered by your customers who have machines that
don't set MWI...

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Peter Desnoyers
162 Pleasant St. (617) 661-1979 pjd@fred.cambridge.ma.us
Cambridge, Mass. 02139

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