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Re: [Qemu-devel] PCNet PCI NIC

From: Gianni Tedesco
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] PCNet PCI NIC
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2004 21:37:02 +0100

On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 21:00 +0100, Antony T Curtis wrote:
> Here is a patch against a recent QEMU CVS to emulate an AMD PC-Net II
> PCI ethernet adaptor. It is a bus-mastering adaptor with both 16bit and
> 32bit modes.
> This patch adds a new command line option "-nic-pcnet" which enables the
> this NIC emulation instead of the NE2000 nic.

Sounds cool :)

> 1. currently does not fully implement automatic tx ring polling...
> Polling may only occur when another event 'triggers' it such as packet
> receive, transmit or device i/o

Can't you use a qemu vtimer for this, or is the frequency too high for
that to be performant?

// Gianni Tedesco (gianni at scaramanga dot co dot uk)
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