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SubjectRe: 2.4 and 2.5 Problem ne.c driver
On Sun, 25 Aug 2002, Christophe Devalquenaire wrote:
> kris wrote:
> > kris wrote:
> > >
> > > I have 2 ne2000 isa cards (10Mbps for each) and with this versions of
> > > kernel the bandwith is divided by 2. So 2*5Mbps = 10Mbps instead of
> > > 2*10Mbps=20Mbps.
> > > I try to fix the pbm.
> >
> > perhaps a bug exists on the dispatcher when 2 identical cards exist.
> > Anyone have 2 identical cards for test ?
>
> After other tries, the ne.c file is buggy. Confirmation.
> I investigate. Anyone helps me ?

Do you have evidence of a specific problem?
Or the same hardware running faster with other drivers or kernel versions?

This sounds as if you are just running out of ISA bus bandwidth...

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