Re: dcache-ac6-D - dcache threading

From: Andrey Savochkin (
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 04:48:28 EST

On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 12:18:51PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Are you using a eepro100 driver that uses mmap'ed access to the card's
> registers ? Iirc mmaped access can cut a lot of the speedo_* time over
> in*/out*. In the original mindcraft discussions that bit came up. I'm not
> sure if the standard eepro100 driver got mmap'ed io register access yet tho
> (I believe Ingo Molnar hacked his version for that and gave good results)

eepro100 has been using mmaped IO for a very long time (except buggy support
for 82559ER chips in 2.2 series, the fix is scheduled for 2.2.16).

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