Re: [Linux-ia64] kernel update (relative to v2.4.18)

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-07-23 11:28:24
>>>>> On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 02:21:39 +0100, Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> said:

  Matthew> On Mon, Jul 22, 2002 at 06:10:11PM -0700, David Mosberger
  Matthew> wrote:
  >> Argh, I'm sorry about that.  This wasn't my intention.  I think I
  >> misread e100 and e1000 and picked that one up by accident.
  >> 
  >> I'll fix that and update the 2.4.18 patch shortly.  I would like
  >> to have a final 2.4.18 patch without silly issues like these.
  >> (Assuming 2.4.19 shows up relatively soon).

  Matthew> well, the eepro100 patch does fix a real problem on those
  Matthew> cards.  is there a real problem with increasing the default
  Matthew> swiotlb size?

My understanding is that the 1024 value is way bigger than it really
needs to be.  I don't want to bloat the kernel for no good reason.  If
someone presents some real data as to what needs to be used here, I'll
be happy to adjust things accordingly.

	--david
Received on Mon Jul 22 18:30:03 2002

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