Commit de7aca16 authored by Ben Hutchings's avatar Ben Hutchings Committed by David S. Miller

doc, net: Remove instruction to set net_device::trans_start

Commit 08baf561 ('net:
txq_trans_update() helper') made it unnecessary for most drivers to
set net_device::trans_start (or netdev_queue::trans_start).
Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
parent b3cf6545
......@@ -58,13 +58,10 @@ Transmit path guidelines:
TX_BUFFS_AVAIL(dp) > 0)
netif_wake_queue(dp->dev);
2) Do not forget to update netdev->trans_start to jiffies after
each new tx packet is given to the hardware.
3) An ndo_start_xmit method must not modify the shared parts of a
2) An ndo_start_xmit method must not modify the shared parts of a
cloned SKB.
4) Do not forget that once you return 0 from your ndo_start_xmit
3) Do not forget that once you return 0 from your ndo_start_xmit
method, it is your driver's responsibility to free up the SKB
and in some finite amount of time.
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