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soc:2011:meteger:journal:week12 [2011/08/14 06:48]
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soc:2011:meteger:journal:week12 [2011/08/14 07:20]
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 I moved kicking off autoneg to tg3_init_one() from tg3_open(). This results in the BANNER_TIMEOUT being used for auto negotiation,​ which should save a few seconds boot time, as autoneg can take up to 6 seconds to complete. I moved kicking off autoneg to tg3_init_one() from tg3_open(). This results in the BANNER_TIMEOUT being used for auto negotiation,​ which should save a few seconds boot time, as autoneg can take up to 6 seconds to complete.
 struct tg3_napi was also removed and its fields merged into struct tg3. struct tg3_napi was also removed and its fields merged into struct tg3.
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 +====== Day 5 ( Aug 12 ) ======
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 +Moved programming of the MAC address to tg3_open() instead of tg3_init_one(),​ as dictated by the gPXE API specifications.
 +Also removed was the NIC stats block, which saves some heap memory.
 +I also removed more leftover code.
  

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