Subject: Re: wi performance hack
To: NetBSD Current <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/19/2004 17:37:45
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 04:28:31PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 07:56:44PM +0000, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> > On Monday 19 July 2004 18:52, Holger Weiss wrote:
> > > * Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com> [2004-07-19 16:49]:
> > > > Here's a new patch that adds some more diagnostics. Give it a whirl and
> > > > let me know what it outputs...
> > >
> > > wi0: bad alloc 1f7 != 1f9, alloc 2 queue 1 start 1 queued 0 started 2
> > > wi0: bad alloc 1f8 != 1f9, alloc 2 queue 2 start 2 queued 0 started 3
> > > wi0: bad alloc 1f9 != 1f7, alloc 0 queue 0 start 0 queued 0 started 3
> > Hm, I have the suspicion that the card is simply not transmitting packets in
> > the order we told it to. What happens with the following patch instead?
> Broadcast/multicast packets are sometimes transmitted out of order.
What I meant was, wi firmware puts unicast packets and broadcast/multicast
packets on different queues. So a unicast packet that is queued after
a multicast packet may nevertheless transmit first.
David Young OJC Technologies
firstname.lastname@example.org Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933