Re: [RFC] HOWTO use NAPI to reduce TX interrupts

From: Linas Vepstas
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 19:50:18 EST

On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 01:25:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> What is the best way to treat the IRQ mask for TX interrupts?
> I guess it should be roughly:
> - off when we expect ->poll() to be called, i.e. after calling
> netif_rx_schedule() or returning after a partial rx from poll().

Under what circumstance does one turn TX interrupts back on?
I couldn't quite figure that out.

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