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SubjectRe: 8139too driver broken? (2.4-test12) - Was: Re: rtl8139 driver broken? (2.2.16)
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: On Sat, 23 Dec 2000 18:50:53 +0100, Stefan Hoffmeister wrote:

>The rather major problem that
>remains is performance.

In case someone is interested...

Windows 2000 SP1 now has the Realtek 8139 (Celeron 433, 192 MB, pure
SCSI); drivers as shipped with W2K. Using a 40 MB test file over FTP, I
get

Realtek card sends with 3.5 MB/s
Realtek card receives with 5 MB/s

The system that previously contained the 8139 card now has a (10 MBit)
8029 card - transfer rates with that card are about 850 KB/s, compared to
the 400KB/s to 530 KB/s with the (100 MBit) 8139 card.

This makes me conclude that there is some pretty serious problem left in
the 8139too driver.

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