warning of pending commit attempt.

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 26 23:46:10 UTC 2008

Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> do the 10Gb ethernet adapters have any major problems?
>> are you willing to answer "no"?
>> should we then rip them from the tree?
> Those are small, isolated components, so hardly the same thing as a 
> major architectural change that touches every part of the protocol stack.
> But if someone came along and said "I am going to replace the 10ge 
> drivers, but I dunno how well they perform" I'd say precisely the same 
> thing.
> Presumably someone (if not you, then Marko) has enough of a grasp of the 
> architectural changes being proposed to comment about what changes (if 
> any) were made to synchronisation models, and whether there are new 
> sources of performance overhead introduced.
> That person can answer Andre's question.

Another interesting issue is whether or not we are going to have a 
developer on board committed to investigating and fixing any issues that 
unavoidably will pop up after initial import. Marko seems to be the 
ideal person for this, is anybody considering sponsoring him for a 
commit bit?


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