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Date:	Wed, 30 May 2007 16:02:02 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	mpm@...enic.com
Cc:	kaber@...sh.net, shemminger@...ux-foundation.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, venkatesh.pallipadi@...el.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] Make net watchdog timers 1 sec jiffy aligned

From: Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 17:36:12 -0500

> On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 03:29:39PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > From: Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>
> > Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 17:10:39 -0500
> > 
> > > Are you agreeing that "it seems wasteful to add per-packet overhead"?
> > > This patch is not doing that.
> > 
> > Yes, and I know that :-)
> 
> Is there a real reason for watchdog_timeo to be all over the map?

In theory it's a hardware implementation and link speed specific value,
in reality nearly everyone just copies values from other drivers.

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