Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device.

From: Ion Badulescu (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 16:52:01 EST

On 9 Feb 2001, Jes Sorensen wrote:

> Manfred> What about changing the default for rx_copybreak instead?
> Manfred> Set it to 1536 on ia64 and Alpha, 0 for the rest. tulip and
> Manfred> eepro100 use that aproach.
> Inefficient, my patch will make the unused code path disappear during
> compilation, what you suggest results in an extra branch and unused
> code.

Yes, but I'd rather let people turn off the always-copy behavior by simply
changing rx_copybreak. The unused code is not really that much of a deal,
it's only a few lines.


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