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SubjectRe: Gigabit Linux Server Bottlenecks
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On 08-Feb-2000 Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Anton Ivanov wrote:
>
> [snip]
>> On Topic: you can deliver 1GigE with Linux and it works. To be more exact -
>> works great ;-). The question being: is there any chance to get 802.1Q in
>> 2.4?
>> Current code is for 2.2.
> [snip]
>
> Are you aware of the patch available to do this? It works great, and it

Yes I am ;-)

> would be nice to see it in the official kernel. :)

I was actually asking on the possibility of the patch being ported to 2.3 so it
can go mainstream.

>
> Has anyone done performance testing w/ a Linux system connected (via
> 802.1Q) to a fast-ethernet switch as a featureful layer-3 router.

I am going to run such experiments with a GigE and a few different switches in
the near future so anyone with experience on this pls comment. Thanks in
advance.

Brgds,

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Anton R. Ivanov
IP Engineer Level3 Communications
RIPE: ARI2-RIPE E-Mail: Anton Ivanov <aivanov@eu.level3.net>
@*** Sam Brown's Law ***
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with
substance.

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