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    SubjectRe: Broadcom 5700/5701 Gigabit Ethernet Adapters
    David S. Miller writes:
    > From: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@redhat.com>
    > Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 21:22:10 -0500
    >
    > That's my fault. The version of the driver in the kernel atm sucks in
    > performance; I'll try to spend the day needed on the driver this week
    > and it should get up to ~800mbit from the current mess. Getting NAPI
    > in the kernel would help... ;-)
    >
    > Syskonnect sk98 with jumbo frames gets ~107MB/sec TCP bandwidth
    > without NAPI, there is no reason other cards cannot go full speed as
    > well.
    >
    > NAPI is really only going to help with high packet rates not with
    > thinks like raw bandwidth tests.

    You're saying that people should just go and use jumbo frames? Isn't
    that a problem for mixed 10/100/1000 LANs?

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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