Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 08:05:59 EST

> The way I understand it, IA64 and Alpha cope with it, but at the expense
> of taking an exception for each packet -- so it's not worth it.

You want to copy_checksum the frame on these platforms, or better yet use
a decent network card that can start the frame on odd word alignment. You need
either the CPU or card to be able to handle misaligns efficiently.

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