Re: [PATCH] r8169: Reduce looping in the interrupt handler.

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Sun Aug 30 2009 - 16:53:39 EST

Francois Romieu <romieu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> David Dillow <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> :
> [...]
>> It'll be this weekend, but I can see cases where it can lock my chip up
>> -- they should be rare, but then I thought your case would be extremely
>> rare...
> I don't get it.
> Can you elaborate the relevant cases or give some sample scenarios for
> them ?

I think David is referring to the fact that in the NAPI loop there is
nothing that acks everything.

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