FreeBSD 9.0 - BCE_JUMBO_HDRSPLIT kernel option for bce device
andrey at zonov.org
Wed Apr 25 19:41:44 UTC 2012
On 4/19/12 11:11 PM, Kai Gallasch wrote:
> I found the comment below in an older 8.1 kernel config file.
> # BCE_JUMBO_HDRSPLIT
> # freebsd-current at freebsd.org/2009-11/msg00065.html
> # [The bce driver does not have a memory leak,
> # it does however have a bug which causes memory
> # fragmentation leading to denied mbuf allocation.]
> # You need to put "options BCE_JUMBO_HDRSPLIT"
> # In your kernel to enable the work arround.
> Is the kernel option BCE_JUMBO_HDRSPLIT still needed for a FreeBSD 9 kernel if you use the bce device (broadcom) ?
> I find it in the 9.0 kernel LINT file but it's not part of the GENERIC kernel.
There is no such option in the kernel anymore, instead there is
hw.bce.hdr_split tunable which is turn on by default.
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