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

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-07-23 11:28:24
>>>>> On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 02:21:39 +0100, Matthew Wilcox <> 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.

Received on Mon Jul 22 18:30:03 2002

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