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Re: Can anyone please fix iwn ?

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 03:20:25PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> There may be a buffer overrun bug in the driver or NIC.  How big are
> the rx buffers that iwn allocates?  An 802.11n NIC may expect for each
> rx buffer to be as large as 8kB.  If iwn reserves only 2kB for an rx
> buffer, the h/w may merrily overrun the buffer. 

The iwn rx buffer is 4k - the size is determined by IWN_RBUF_SIZE in

Brett Lymn
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