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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page (Updated as of 2.4.0-test10)
On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 06:57:32PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > de4x5 is stable, but tends to perform badly under load, mostly because
> > it doesn't use rx_copybreak and overflows standard socket buffers with its
> > always MTU sized skbuffs.
> One of the reasons that de4x5 isn't gone already is that I get reports
> that de4x5 performs better than the tulip driver for their card.

I have the same reports from various sources (but then they complain
about the socket buffer issue ;) I think it would be best
to just keep it as it is with minimal mainteance, even in 2.5.

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