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Date:	Mon, 26 Feb 2007 11:06:32 -0800
From:	Ron Mercer <>
Subject: [PATCH 02/13] qla3xxx: Remove unnecessary memset() in qla3xxx_send()

From: Benjamin Li <>

We do not need to zero out the 64 byte MAC request I/O control block.
  By zeroing out the control block and setting it to proper fields is
redundant work.  This is because in the qla3xxx_send() function we will
already set the proper fields in this structure.  The unused fields are
not looked at by the hardware and do not need to be zeroed out.

Signed-off-by: Benjamin Li <>
Signed-off-by: Ron Mercer <>
 drivers/net/qla3xxx.c |    1 -
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/qla3xxx.c b/drivers/net/qla3xxx.c
index d1c90ca..18a2bb5 100755
--- a/drivers/net/qla3xxx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/qla3xxx.c
@@ -2188,7 +2188,6 @@ static int ql3xxx_send(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *ndev)
 	mac_iocb_ptr = tx_cb->queue_entry;
-	memset((void *)mac_iocb_ptr, 0, sizeof(struct ob_mac_iocb_req));
 	mac_iocb_ptr->opcode = qdev->mac_ob_opcode;
 	mac_iocb_ptr->flags |= qdev->mb_bit_mask;
 	mac_iocb_ptr->transaction_id = qdev->req_producer_index;

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