netif_stop_queue() not called in xmit()

David Gibson david at
Mon Mar 11 10:47:01 EST 2002

On Sat, Mar 09, 2002 at 04:08:33PM -0800, Steve J wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working with orinoco.c (0.08) provided in
> pcmcia-cs-3.1.31, on 2.4.12 kernel.
> In dldwd_xmit function() when the Packet transmission
> is initiated, the netif_stop_queue(dev) is not
> invoked. 
> THough in orinoco.c (0.08a) it is invoked.
> Kindly tell, why is it not invoked in 0.08 OR how the
> stopping mechanism is built in 0.08.
> Should I add the netif_stop_queue() statement to 0.08
> as in 0.08a.

Interesting.  netif_stop_queue() is called in 0.08 as I distributed
it, but apparently not as it appears in pcmcia-cs-3.1.31.  I assume
David Hinds must have made a mistake when he ported it to pcmcia-cs.

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