Re: proposed optimization for network drivers

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Fri Apr 18 2003 - 10:59:33 EST

   From: (Don Cohen)
   Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 08:37:01 -0700

   For instance, why does every driver have to call
   eth_type_trans? Could that be delayed for netif_rx ?

Silly example. Ethernet specific routines do not belong in
device generic netif_rx().

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