Subject: Re: sk(4) interrupt moderation timing fix, and sysctl support
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeff Rizzo <email@example.com>
Date: 11/24/2005 09:49:39
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Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2005, at 8:10 PM, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
>> 1. Should I bother supporting a per-board value for the interrupt
>> timer? In this patch, it's global, and only takes effect when
>> 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.
Well, the global value is made chip-specific before being applied to the
actual board, but I'll put together a per-instance version anyway; I
think that's probably best.
>> 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
> Burn that bridge later.
OK, thanks for the feedback.
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