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    PATCH: b44 Handle RX FIFO overflow better (simplified) · 32737e93
    Mark Lord authored
    This patch is a simplified version of the original patch from James Courtier-Dutton.
    >From: James Courtier-Dutton
    >Subject: [PATCH] Fix b44 RX FIFO overflow recovery.
    >Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 1:11 pm
    >This patch improves the recovery after a RX FIFO overflow on the b44
    >Ethernet NIC.
    >Before it would do a complete chip reset, resulting is loss of link
    >for a few seconds.
    >This patch improves this to do recovery in about 20ms without loss of link.
    >Signed off by: James@superbug.co.uk
    Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Lord <mlord@pobox.com>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>