svn: stable/7/sys: conf dev/bce
stas at FreeBSD.org
Tue Dec 1 04:48:59 UTC 2009
On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:30:55 -0800
Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at FreeBSD.org> mentioned:
> Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> > Tom Judge wrote:
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> >> Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> >>> Is the option related to Jumbo Frames in any way? If not, IMHO the name
> >>> should be changed to avoid any confusion.
> >> The bug is easier to reproduce when jumbo frames are turned on however
> >> we have seen it with normal frames also.
> > Can we change the name then? We've seen the similar issue without the
> > jumbo frames, which made me wonder. Also, perhaps we should make it a
> > default and/or tunable. Having user to recompile kernel just to save 20
> > bytes of text segment is not very practical these days.
> Here is the patch:
> Please let me know if you have any objection to it, otherwise I will
> check it in.
Thanks, it looks great! But better pass this through davidch@, as he
might have objections regarding this modification. My first intention
was to enable the header splitting by default, but he seemed to have some
concerns, so the compile-time option was a kind of consensus.
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