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Select Interrupt Assertion of Egress Events

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008440D
Publication Date: 2002-Jun-13
Document File: 2 page(s) / 29K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method that enables a device driver to selectively request interrupts for transmit events based on egress loading. Benefits include reduced interrupts per packet ratio, reduced CPU utilization, and improved throughput.