Re: forcedeth: option to disable 100Hz timer (try 2)

From: Mikhail Kshevetskiy
Date: Thu Sep 11 2008 - 01:38:22 EST

On Wed, 10 Sep 2008 22:19:47 -0700
Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Sep 2008 22:25:03 -0600 Robert Hancock <hancockr@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Enabling by
> > default and disabling after a TX done interrupt was received would
> > likely be a better approach
> yup, that's far better.

How it will work, if network cable unpluged? This is quite often situation
for laptop with wifi?

> > But it's quite likely that at least some of the
> > chipsets that this driver supports don't need this timer nonsense at all
> Well yes. If all the chipsets need the timer then there's nothing we
> can do to improve it.
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