cvs commit: src/sys/net if.c
sam at errno.com
Thu Nov 30 08:54:25 PST 2006
Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> glebius 2006-11-30 15:02:01 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> sys/net if.c
> The recent issues with em(4) interface has shown that the old 4.4BSD
> if_watchdog/if_timer interface doesn't fit modern SMP network
> stack design.
> Device drivers that need watchdog to monitor their hardware should
> implement it theirselves.
> Eventually the if_watchdog/if_timer API will be removed. For now,
> warn that driver uses it.
> Reviewed by: scottl
Did I miss a headsup on this? Seems like something you should
coordinate with folks so people can convert drivers beforehand. I
understand the problem and I see this is just a printf but now we're
going to have people asking what's going on.
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