This applies to any recent kernel. Changes :
-Forwarding between high speed interfaces
+NIC Hardware throttling for high speed interfaces
The original is confusing with the previous option which is "Fast
switching (read help!)", one might infer similar.
-- "The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'."
--- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.old Thu Sep 7 01:47:14 2000 +++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Thu Sep 7 02:05:50 2000 @@ -7397,7 +7397,7 @@ If unsure, say N. -Forwarding between high speed interfaces +NIC Hardware throttling for high speed interfaces CONFIG_NET_HW_FLOWCONTROL This option enables NIC (Network Interface Card) hardware throttling during periods of extremal congestion. At the moment only a couple --- linux/net/Config.in.old Mon Jun 19 13:45:51 2000 +++ linux/net/Config.in Thu Sep 7 02:05:06 2000 @@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ fi tristate 'WAN router' CONFIG_WAN_ROUTER bool 'Fast switching (read help!)' CONFIG_NET_FASTROUTE - bool 'Forwarding between high speed interfaces' CONFIG_NET_HW_FLOWCONTROL + bool 'NIC Hardware throttling for high speed interfaces' CONFIG_NET_HW_FLOWCONTROL if [ "$CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL" = "y" ]; then mainmenu_option next_comment comment 'QoS and/or fair queueing'
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