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Re: max_interrupt_work: forcedeth module parameter to fix "too many iterations (6) in nv_nic_irq" error

On Monday, 21.08.2006 at 19:43 +1000, Alexander Samad wrote:

> install forcedeth /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install forcedeth ;
> /usr/sbin/ethtool -s eth0 wol umbg
> options forcedeth max_interrupt_work=15
> options forcedeth optimization_mode=0
> I found placing max_interrupt_work=15 worked better for me, I was
> burning dvd's across Gige
> Memory servers me correctly optimization_mode = 0 uses card off loading
> I think

Thanks related to /etc/modprobe.d advice etc.

The second option above (optimization_mode) sounds interesting - how
does that change the default behaviour?  In what circumstances is it

Dave Ewart
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