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Date:	Tue, 06 Mar 2007 06:13:14 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Don Fry <pcnet32@...izon.net>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pcnet32: only allocate init_block dma consistent

Don Fry wrote:
> The patch below moves the init_block out of the private struct and
> only allocates init block with pci_alloc_consistent.
> 
> This has two effects:
> 
> 1. Performance increase for non cache coherent machines, because the
>    CPU only data in the private struct are now cached
> 
> 2. locks are working now for platforms, which need to have locks
>    in cached memory
> 
> Also use netdev_priv() instead of dev->priv
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@...ha.franken.de>

please separate the netdev_priv() change into a separate, precursor 
patch, and resend both


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