What L2 protocols will it support? This will determin how you present it to
the network stack. At a minimum it will have to create a net_device which
has all sorts of function pointers in it that you will have to implement.
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 01:25:18PM +0530, Harish Kulkarni wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a T1/E1 device driver: ( completed till PCI initialization and other
> device-internals initialization,including interrupts handling procedures),
> now i am not understanding how to provide the interface to upper layers?. I
> have walked through the lapb-module.txt and some code of IPX, but still the
> things are not clear. Can any one help/guide me?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: netdev-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:netdev-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > Behalf Of Robert Olsson
> > Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 12:33 AM
> > To: Cheng Jin
> > Cc: jamal; netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: Linux SMP on 2.4.18-3
> > 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
James R. Leu