Subject: Re: m68k comman part (was Re: mips ports ...)
To: None <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/20/1996 09:26:59
Jason Thorpe <>:

> The ethernet driver might be a little trickier, but not impossible.  
> There needs to be a clear separation of "ethernet chip" operations and 
> "card the chip sits on" operations.  Register access is likely to be 
> different, as well.

Hmm..  I don't know anything about this, but when the Amiga Hydra Ethernet
driver was rewritten (I guess it's now more like the other drivers for the
8390 chip), it became m-u-c-h slower.  One user reported the old driver
was about 3 times as fast as the current one.  I just hope the same isn't
happening to other drivers, too..


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