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Date:	Wed, 05 Sep 2007 08:33:39 -0400
From:	jamal <hadi@...erus.ca>
To:	James Chapman <jchapman@...alix.com>
Cc:	Mandeep Singh Baines <mandeep.baines@...il.com>,
	Daniele Venzano <venza@...wnhat.org>, davem@...emloft.net,
	rick.jones2@...com, msb@...gle.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	grundler@...gle.com, robert.olsson@....uu.se, jeff@...zik.org,
	nhorman@...driver.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [sis900] convert to NAPI, WAS Re: pktgen terminating
	condition

On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 13:03 +0100, James Chapman wrote:

> I have a patch that solves the high interrupt rate problem by keeping 
> the driver in polled mode longer. It's written for the latest NAPI 
> version that DaveM posted recently. I'll try to get some time to write 
> it up and post it for comment.

Theres interesting challenges to be tackled with resolving that. 
Just so you dont reinvent the wheel or to help invent a better one;
please read:
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/hadi/docs/UKUUG2005.pdf

if you have, what are the differences in your approach - and when
do you find it useful?

cheers,
jamal

PS:- Mandeep, i was going to suggest thresholds but you beat me to it
with your latest patch.

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