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Re: [E1000-devel] Transmission limit

To: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [E1000-devel] Transmission limit
From: Marco Mellia <mellia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 29 Nov 2004 18:32:13 +0100
Cc: Marco Mellia <mellia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, e1000-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jorge Manuel Finochietto <jorge.finochietto@xxxxxxxxx>, Giulio Galante <galante@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Using the Agilent Router tester as receiver...
:-(

> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 01:44:27PM +0100, Marco Mellia wrote:
> 
> > This "resets" the registers and writes in the TDFPC that there are 10
> > pkts in the TX queue.
> > Now when we do:
> > 
> > ping -c 1 x.x.x.x
> > 
> > You will see that the NIC will transmit 11 pkts (10 we "preloaded" + the
> > new one).
> > If you try to measure the TX speed you will see that it is ~ the wire
> > speed.
> 
> How are you measuring this?
> 
> 
> cheers,
> Lennert
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