Re: [Bonding-devel][PATCH]Zero Copy Transmit Support (Update)

From: David S. Miller
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 16:43:39 EST

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 13:31:53 -0800
"Godse, Radheka" <radheka.godse@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I had similar thoughts but then, the bond device does not have any
> slaves attached to it at load time. By publishing them upfront the bond
> device is able to take advantage of hardware acceleration if it is later
> available...

This is not a problem at all.

You can make ethtool calls on the bonding device to change
settings later. Nothing prevents you from changing the
SG/CSUM/TSO bits after device registration.

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