Subject: Re: wi0 timeouts
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2002 22:34:59
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Michael Graff writes:
>It started perhaps a few months ago. I think the problem is related
>to something that mycroft pointed out once on icb -- the wi driver
>processes N interrupts, then exits the processing loop.
>The value is 10 in the stock source. I upped that to 100, and things
>for a lot better. I'm considering removing the loop limit entirely to
>see what happens, or setting it really, really high.
Oh-hoh! That might fit with my errors too.
I guess the idea is to avoid swamping the system if there's a lot of pending
stuff - but we should do something to say "go elsewhere in the system if you
must, but come back, we still have stuff to do".