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Date:	Tue, 3 Jul 2007 00:10:24 +0200
From:	Michael Buesch <>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <>,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	"Veeraiyan, Ayyappan" <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ixgbe: Introduce new 10GbE driver for Intel 82598 based PCI	Express adapters...

On Tuesday 03 July 2007 00:02:57 Kok, Auke wrote:
> well, FWIW when I started looking at adding these flags I looked in various 
> subsystems in the kernel and picked an implementation that suited. Guess what 
> pci.h has? ...:
> 	unsigned int msi_enabled:1;
> 	unsigned int msix_enabled:1;
> this is literally where I copied the example from
> I suppose I can fix those, but I really don't understand what all the fuzz is 
> about here. We're only conserving memory and staying far away from the real 

I'm not sure if these bitfields actually _do_ conserve memory.
Generated code gets bigger (need bitwise masks and stuff).
Code also needs memory. It probably only conserves memory, if the
structure is instanciated a lot.

Greetings Michael.
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