Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device.

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 10:39:39 EST

>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff Garzik <> writes:

Jeff> On 12 Feb 2001, Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> 3) The acenic/gbit performance anomalies have been cured by
>> reverting the PCI mem_inval tweaks.

Jeff> Just to be clear, acenic should or should not use MWI?

Jeff> And can a general rule be applied here? Newer Tulip hardware
Jeff> also has the ability to enable/disable MWI usage, IIRC.

AceNIC always used to do this until the ZC patches appeared. It's a
recommendation from the hardware designers so I figure it's a bug in
the AceNIC hardware. I can probably go dig up the details on this, but
it's hidden somewhere deep down, ie. it's been ages since I looked at
it last.

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