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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....
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Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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