RE: e1000 performance hack for ppc64 (Power4)

From: Feldman, Scott (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 18:52:18 EST

> > Why not instead find out if it's possible to have the e1000
> > fetch the entire cache line where the first byte of the
> > packet resides? Even ancient designes like SunHME do that.
> Rusty and I were wondering why the e1000 didnt do that exact thing.
> Scott: is it possible to enable such a thing?

I thought the answer was no, so I double checked with a couple of
hardware guys, and the answer is still no.

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