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    Subject[patch] 2.6.7-mm5: R8169_NAPI help text
    On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 05:26:56PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > -r8169_napi-help-text.patch
    > This broke

    Below is a patch against -mm5.

    Please apply

    Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>

    --- linux-2.6.7-mm5-full/drivers/net/Kconfig.old 2004-07-01 23:24:49.000000000 +0200
    +++ linux-2.6.7-mm5-full/drivers/net/Kconfig 2004-07-01 23:25:38.000000000 +0200
    @@ -2009,7 +2009,18 @@
    config R8169_NAPI
    bool "Use Rx and Tx Polling (NAPI) (EXPERIMENTAL)"
    depends on R8169 && EXPERIMENTAL
    + NAPI is a new driver API designed to reduce CPU and interrupt load
    + when the driver is receiving lots of packets from the card. It is
    + still somewhat experimental and thus not yet enabled by default.

    + If your estimated Rx load is 10kpps or more, or if the card will be
    + deployed on potentially unfriendly networks (e.g. in a firewall),
    + then say Y here.
    + See <file:Documentation/networking/NAPI_HOWTO.txt> for more
    + information.
    + If in doubt, say N.

    config SK98LIN
    tristate "Marvell Yukon Chipset / SysKonnect SK-98xx Support"
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