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Date:	Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:30:46 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netpoll: trapping fix/cleanup

Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> CONFIG_NETPOLL_TRAP causes the TX queue controls to be completely bypassed in
> the netpoll's "trapped" mode which easily causes overflows in the drivers with
> short TX queues (most notably, in 8139too with its 4-deep queue).
> Make this option more sensible by only bypassing TX softirq wakeup and remove
> CONFIG_NETPOLL_RX option completely since there is *no* code depending on it.
> Signed-off-by: Sergei Shtylyov <>

ACK but (a) DaveM not me should apply this, and (b) I would check with 
netpoll people to see what that define is there for.


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