cvs commit: www/en/projects/busdma index.sgml
joel at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 21 12:00:06 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 13:51 +0200, Maxime Henrion wrote:
> Joel Dahl wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 13:34 +0200, Maxime Henrion wrote:
> > > Joel Dahl wrote:
> > > > joel 2006-08-21 11:24:11 UTC
> > > >
> > > > FreeBSD doc repository
> > > >
> > > > Modified files:
> > > > en/projects/busdma index.sgml
> > > > Log:
> > > > Add bce, bfe, ixgb, mxgb, nfe, stge and vge. Mark everything as
> > > > unknown for now.
> > >
> > > I took a look at the ixgb(4) driver some time ago and fixed some
> > > brokenness that I could spot WRT busdma. As far as I can (could)
> > > tell, ixgb(4) should be correctly busdma-ified now, but unfortunately
> > > I couldn't ever test this. These NICs are very rare, and the few
> > > people who are using those that I could find were using them on
> > > x86.
> > Ok. I'm no expert, but it looks like ixgb is locked and has INTR_MPSAFE
> > enabled (alc did some work on this, see rev 1.7 of ixgb.c). Should I
> > mark busdma, INTR_MPSAFE and SMPng locked as done?
> Probably not, only busdma should be OK and as I said, it's not even sure
> because there have been no tests yet. I think the appropriate thing to
> do is to mark the busdma this driver as "Needs testing" for busdma, and
> not done for all the rest.
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