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Re: NAPI for eepro100

To: jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com
Subject: Re: NAPI for eepro100
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 16:05:32 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: fxzhang@ict.ac.cn, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, saw@saw.sw.com.sg, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, netdev@oss.sgi.com
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References: <3D0740ED.2060907@ict.ac.cn> <3D07D270.5060902@mandrakesoft.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
   From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com>
   Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 19:00:00 -0400
   
   for the 'mips' patch, it looks 
   like the arch maintainer(s) need to fix the PCI DMA support...

No, it's worse than that.

See how non-consistent memory is used by the eepro100 driver
for descriptor bits?  The skb->tail bits?

That is very problematic.

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