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SubjectRe: stmmac ethernet in kernel 4.4: coalescing related pauses?

On 28.11.2016 17:30, David Miller wrote:
> From: Lino Sanfilippo <>
> Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:57:35 +0100
>> I wonder if the best fix would be indeed to deactivate irq coalescing
>> completely.
>> Does it make any sense at all to use it if a driver uses NAPI already?
> It absolutely does make sense, when it is implemented and functions
> properly.

Interesting. I always thought both (NAPI and irq coalescing) are essentially doing the same thing only
one time in software and one time with hw support. Did I misunderstand NAPI?


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