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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: 30 Nov 2004 09:42:26 +0100
Cc: Marco Mellia <mellia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, P@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, e1000-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jorge Manuel Finochietto <jorge.finochietto@xxxxxxxxx>, Giulio Galante <galante@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 15:50, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 09:53:33AM +0100, Marco Mellia wrote:
> 
> > Th's our intuition too.
> > Notice that we get the same results with 3com (broadcom based) gigabit
> > cards.
> > We are thinking of sending packet in "bursts" instead of single
> > transfers. The only problem is to let the NIC know that there are more
> > than a packet in a burst...
> 
> Jamal implemented exactly this for e1000 already, he might be persuaded
> into posting his patch here.  Jamal? :)

I guess that saying that we are _very_ interested in this might help.
:-)
We can offer as "beta-testers" as well...

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