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    SubjectRe: [RFC] remove netpoll receive code
    On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 23:28:38 -0700 (PDT) David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

    > From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
    > Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 13:21:31 -0700
    >
    > > I propose that we take out all the whole netpoll rx path. If/when
    > > kgdb gets submitted a better and alternative receive path can be
    > > added.
    >
    > I would like to kill the RX side handling of netpoll too,
    > but I don't think that's reasonable as kgdb is actively
    > being pushed for 2.6.25 inclusion.
    >
    > Andrew is likely to add it to his -mm tree soon and therefore kgdb
    > will need to work properly now.

    git-kgdb.patch has been in there for ages - maybe a year. Although I
    disabled it a week or so ago due to the sheer number of rejects. Will
    bring it back when things settle down a bit.

    > The RX netpoll thing has a long precedence, it's been in the tree for
    > a long time, so we are in some ways stuck with it until we have a
    > complete replacement facility. That means we can't yank it out first
    > and implement the replacement later.
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