Re: hamachi driver question

From: Anton Ivanov (aivanov@eu.level3.net)
Date: Tue Mar 07 2000 - 11:00:22 EST


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On 07-Mar-2000 Keith Underwood wrote:
> Well, yes and no. max_interrupt_work seems to be "how many interrupts can
> we process for a given interrupt" whereas the boguscnt in hamachi_rx is
> more of "we have an rx interrupt, how many packets can we receive".

OK. Clear.

It may be a good idea to pull it in the beginning of the driver and make it
configurable than.

> Boguscnt should be based on how many packets an Rx interrupt can
> represent (in theory).
>
> Keith
>
> P.S. I've been working on the hamachi driver for a little while now. I
> will be using the packet engines chips for another research effort, so I
> decided finishing the cleanup of this driver was probably a good start at
> understanding the chips ;-)
>

Do you have any patches? There seems to be no updates to this particular
driver on Donald's site for quite a while.

[snip]

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