Subject: Re: LANCE (Am7990) DMA
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/05/1998 21:46:00
At 09:26 PM 10/5/98 , Jason Thorpe wrote:
>On Mon, 05 Oct 1998 21:41:21 -0700 
> Matt Thomas <> wrote:
> > So on the VAX 4000/60 where it has a scatter/gather map which can
> > allow it to address all of memory (or on the VS2000 which only
> > has 14MB of memory), the current driver forces an extra data copy 
> > where none is needed.  That's really painful on VAXes which have
> > already very slow memory bandwidth.  Maybe that means I really
> > can't the MI le driver.  Ugh.
>The VAX port _already_ uses it's own "ln" driver...

I know it does but I would have liked to see it use the MI
driver if possible.
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