call for sk(4) testers
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Fri Jan 13 00:15:11 PST 2006
On Fri, 13 Jan 2006, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 12:00:02PM +0000, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > Hi,
> > >Here is modified sk(4) that makes use of bus_dma(9). It was lightly
> > >tested on sparc64(SMP)/i386(SMP).
> > I had a really quick glance at the patch and I will try it this
> > evening. Sounds really great!
> > >Changes from stock sk(4)
> > >- MPSAFE. No more recursive lock requiried.
> > Are you sure you can get a away with the recursive lock for the dual
> > port cards?
> Since sk_intr handles both interrupts originated from MAC I think it
> would be ok(I don't have dual port hardware).
> Apart from that is there any reason the driver should use recursive
I don't have dual port sk(4) hardware either atm. I guess I should
look at the new locking strategy in detail.
Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
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