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Re: Linux SMP on 2.4.18-3

To: Cheng Jin <chengjin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Linux SMP on 2.4.18-3
From: Robert Olsson <Robert.Olsson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 20:03:29 +0100
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, "netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Cheng Jin writes:

 > Out of curiosity, what is the maximum send rate (pps) under Linux
 > 2.4.18-3?  I read in the paper that sending across two Intel Gbe with one
 > CPU gets up to 36o Kpps.

 Yes forwarding performance... 

 A good chip/driver can itself do a lot more. I have seen very decent numbers
 with e1000, tg3 and dl2k. For FE tulip has been a top performer for long 
 time but  I also now see 144 kpps from my laptop w. 3c59x driver.

 Cheers.
                                                --ro


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