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Date:	Fri, 27 Apr 2007 15:27:13 -0500
From:	Matt Mackall <>
To:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH repost] netpoll: trapping fix/cleanup

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 11:44:00PM +0400, 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.

You've got two unrelated patches here, so that's an automatic NAK.

I suppose we can kill the config option.

What did you test the NETPOLL_TRAP test with?

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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