aww.. Poor Dave. I'll have an extra one for you.
> There is one critical failure I saw reported with zerocopy, where all
> transmits basically failed using a 3c59x card. This indicates that
> our driver checks thought the 3c59x you had supported TX checksumming
> in hardware, when in fact it does not.
I've tested the latest zc patch on:
no problems. I simply mounted an NFS server with rsize=wsize=8192
and read a few files - I assume this is sufficient?
I can test a 3c575 later today.
What I suggest we do here is to add a new flag to the per-device
table `HAS_HWCKSM' and use that to set the device capabilities,
rather than using the IS_CYCLONE stuff. Then we can add cards
individually as confirmation comes in.
I do have a 200-line 3c59x patch banked up - it does the following:
- fixes some interface selection problems with 3c590/3c900's
- fixes a PAGE_SIZE memory leak which occurs each time the
driver is unloaded (pci_free_consistent needed).
- fixes the 3c556B's PM-resume behaviour
So... How to coordinate these diffs? I'd propose that I implement
the HAS_HWCKSM thing, test zerocopy with it on the five NICs which
I have. Then what? Ask Linus to merge the non-zc parts?
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