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SubjectRe: PATCH: VLAN support for 3c59x/3c90x
Willy Tarreau wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
>
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 05:34:41AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
>>Willy Tarreau wrote:
>>
>>> - many (all ?) other drivers already have an MTU parameter, and many
>>
>>s/many/almost none/
>
>
> Ok, sorry, I've just checked, they are 6. But I incidentely used the feature
> on 2 of them (dl2k and starfire). But more drivers still have the
> 'static int mtu=1500' preceeded by a comment stating "allow the user to change
> the mtu". Why is it not a #define then, if nobody can change it anymore ?

People can change it all the time with ifconfig.


> Jeff, do you know the absolute hardware limit on the tulip ? I've seen the

It depends on the tulip.

Look at Donald Becker's tulip.c for reference, it has full ->change_mtu
support (as does 3c59x.c I believe).

Jeff


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