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    SubjectRe: PATCH: VLAN support for 3c59x/3c90x
    On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 12:05:03PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > >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.

    no, they change dev->mtu, not the 'static' mtu. I think it has been
    inherited from the old days without MODULE_PARM.

    > >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).

    ok thanks, I'll look at this.

    Regards,
    Willy

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