cvs commit: src/sys/dev/bce if_bcereg.h

Matthew Jacob mj at
Wed Apr 26 06:05:57 UTC 2006

> And actually, it's 100% impossible to do a transfer larger than 2^32 on
> PCI Express due to the protocol requiring that a transfer not cross a
> 4GB boundary.

You could still have a device that you program with > 2^32 and it'll 
take care of the segment issues.

> So, I think that we are pretty safe with this typedef for
> the next 5-10 years.

Nope. I give it 3 years max.

>  Of course, I'll be honored when Linus calls me a
> moron for this 7 years from now =-)
> Scott

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