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SubjectRe: [PATCH] atl1: disable TSO by default
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 03:58:45PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > The atl1 driver was merged in the spring of 2007, so I'm not sure I
> > consider it new (but your kernel development time horizon is undoubtedly
> > *way* longer than mine, so you may indeed consider it new). It was
> > basically a vendor driver that we modified to conform to kernel coding
> > standards. It started life, we believe, as pretty much a clone of the
> > e1000 driver circa 2005, so that's likely where it's use of LLTX
> > came from.
> You'll have to forgive us, as we often have a knee jerk reaction
> to seeing LLTX anywhere :-)

Heh, it's like seeing a fly in your soup :)

However, this does seem to be proliferating to some extent although
I picked on the wrong driver. The one I saw that was new is actually
drivers/net/atl1e which seems to have copied the same code across.

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