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Date:	Mon, 11 Jun 2007 13:59:21 -0500
From:	linas@...tin.ibm.com (Linas Vepstas)
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	Michael Ellerman <michael@...erman.id.au>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	cbe-oss-dev@...abs.org
Subject: [PATCH 11/15] spidernet: service TX later.



When entering the netdev poll routine, empty out the RX
chain first, before cleaning up the TX chain. This should
help avoid RX buffer overflows.

Signed-off-by: Linas Vepstas <linas@...tin.ibm.com>

----
 drivers/net/spider_net.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6.22-rc1/drivers/net/spider_net.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.22-rc1.orig/drivers/net/spider_net.c	2007-06-11 11:53:21.000000000 -0500
+++ linux-2.6.22-rc1/drivers/net/spider_net.c	2007-06-11 11:53:24.000000000 -0500
@@ -1287,7 +1287,6 @@ spider_net_poll(struct net_device *netde
 	int packets_to_do, packets_done = 0;
 	int no_more_packets = 0;
 
-	spider_net_cleanup_tx_ring(card);
 	packets_to_do = min(*budget, netdev->quota);
 
 	while (packets_to_do) {
@@ -1312,6 +1311,8 @@ spider_net_poll(struct net_device *netde
 	spider_net_refill_rx_chain(card);
 	spider_net_enable_rxdmac(card);
 
+	spider_net_cleanup_tx_ring(card);
+
 	/* if all packets are in the stack, enable interrupts and return 0 */
 	/* if not, return 1 */
 	if (no_more_packets) {
-
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