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SubjectRe: New gigabit cards
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> Some of the products seem so new that their manufactuors have little to no
> information available about them on their webpage. One that I found, had
> conflicting specs and claimed to only have a 32kbyte recieve buffer.

Thats the hardware FIFO size. The chained descriptors can of course handle
much larger data.

FWIW 10/100 chips usually only have 32-128 bytes hardware FIFO, so
32kbytes hardware FIFO is pretty generous.


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