DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2005-01
Re: bus_dma patch for fxp
-On [20050109 01:52], Chuck Tuffli (chuck_tuffli@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>FreeBSD 5.x converted the fxp (Intel Pro 100 NIC) driver to use bus_dma,
>and it turned out to be not too hard to bring it into dfly. Testing
>consisted of running buildworld over NFS. This is the first time I've
>worked on a NIC driver so I'd appreciate someone more experienced
>looking this over. Especially things like the FXP_LOCKED macro. The 5.x
>driver used this in a couple of places, but I wasn't sure it made sense
>in our environment, so I just nuked the references.
The FXP_LOCKED macro stuff is probably very specific to their mutex SMP lock
down work. That should not be done on DFly in the same way.
OTOH, I haven't done much on the locking kernel-wise to tell you what you
must do though. Too much userland code I am messing with. Sorry.
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