Subject: Re: sk(4) interrupt moderation timing fix, and sysctl support
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/24/2005 07:43:56
On Nov 23, 2005, at 8:10 PM, Jeff Rizzo wrote:

> 1. Should I bother supporting a per-board value for the interrupt  
> moderation
> timer?  In this patch, it's global, and only takes effect when  
> sk_init()
> is called. (ifconfig down/up is a good way to trigger this)

Seems like it should be per-instance rather than global, especially  
if different revisions of the chip need to have different values.

> 2. if_bge.c notes that the sysctl stuff will need to be made  
> dynamic to
> support LKM loading - should I bother with this now, or take it up  
> later?

Burn that bridge later.

-- thorpej