[RFC] HOWTO use NAPI to reduce TX interrupts

Linas Vepstas linas at austin.ibm.com
Tue Aug 22 09:52:44 EST 2006

On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 01:25:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> What is the best way to treat the IRQ mask for TX interrupts?
> I guess it should be roughly:
> - off when we expect ->poll() to be called, i.e. after calling
>   netif_rx_schedule() or returning after a partial rx from poll().

Under what circumstance does one turn TX interrupts back on?
I couldn't quite figure that out.


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