EM and TSO
scottl at samsco.org
Wed May 16 19:33:43 UTC 2007
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 07:09:47PM +0100, Tom Judge wrote:
>> Jack Vogel wrote:
>>> I introduced a change yesterday that limited TSO to PCI Express
>>> adapters, I did this more for avoidance rather than a bug fix, and
>>> I'm not 100% sure its the right thing, so I thought I would poll
>>> everyone, do you have a PCI-X adapter and are using TSO without
>>> problems and wish to keep the support in?
>>> If no one is then I'll just leave it as is.
> This is for Jack:
> Did you mean PCI Express instead of PCI-X in your latter sentence?
> PCI Express != PCI-X.
> If you did mean PCI-X, then I would assume the change could also
> affect standard PCI devices...
Considering that Intel has been a driving member of the PCI-SIG and
one of the core proponents of PCIe, I would imagine that every Intel
engineer has this knowledge drilled directly into their brains within
a few hours of stepping foot on the Intel campus =-)
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