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Re: 1.03Mpps on e1000 (was: Re: [E1000-devel] Transmission limit)

To: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 1.03Mpps on e1000 (was: Re: [E1000-devel] Transmission limit)
From: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 13:11:51 +0100
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On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 06:32:37AM -0500, jamal wrote:

> Someone correct me if i am wrong - but does it appear as if all these
> changes are only useful on PCI but not PCI-X?

They are useful on PCI-X as well as regular PCI.  On my 64/100 NIC I
get ~620kpps on 2.6.9, ~1Mpps with 2.6.9 plus tx rework plus TXDMAC=0.

Martin gets the ~1Mpps number with just the tx rework, and even more
with TXDMAC=0 added in as well.


--L

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