if_bce tx / rx tick limits
pyunyh at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 18:01:30 UTC 2011
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 03:22:37PM +0100, Florian Wilkemeyer wrote:
> i wonder about the bce driver's tx / rx tick limits
> (ticks and ticks_int are limited to 100; otherwise default value (80)
> gets used)
> (if_bce.c line 921 / 933 .. )
I think this highly depends on firmware of controller.
David may be able to answer(CCed).
> On DragonFly BSD the values can be set much higher (such as 1000 ..)
> which would be great in a high-traffic setup.
> (On linux there's no limit too as far as i remember)
No, the value should be represented with 10bits so having no limit
looks like a bug in Linux.
> Is there any reason why its limited down to 100?
> I'm sorry if this was the wrong mailing list for it; i don't know whats
> the right list for this (probably net or driver ?)
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