Subject: Re: NetBSD netif device driver -- Re: ARM cache
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/2005 11:10:20
At 07:52 AM 1/17/2005, Toru Nishimura wrote:
>takes off a mbuf from ifnet transmit Q, prepare descriptors (if HW has),
>and tell Tx HW it to send.
xxxstart needs to take as many packets from the if_sndq as it can place
in the transmit queue. There is not a 1:1 correspondence between calls
to xxxstart and packets placed in the interface send queue. (fragmented
IP packets will place more than 1, for instance).
Matt Thomas email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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