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Date:	Mon, 01 Oct 2007 16:47:28 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Chris Friesen <>
Subject: Re: sk98lin, jumbo frames, and memory fragmentation

Chris Friesen wrote:
> We're considering some hardware that uses the sk98lin network hardware, 
> and we'll be using jumbo frames.  Looking at the driver, when using a 
> 9KB MTU it seems like it would end up trying to atomically allocate a 
> 16KB buffer.

The sk98lin driver is going away, please don't use it.

It's unmaintained and full of known bugs.


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