Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/29/1997 16:55:20

> mycroft
> Wed Apr 23 19:04:40 PDT 1997
> Update of /cvsroot/src/sys/dev/isa
> In directory netbsd1:/var/slash-tmp/cvs-serv18625
> Modified Files:
> 	if_ed.c if_eg.c if_el.c if_ie.c if_iy.c 
> Log Message:
> If we fail to allocate a cluster to hold a large packet, simply
> drop it rather than using a chain of tiny mbufs.

Anybody care to explain the rationale behind this?