Thanks Ben. We are going to use SysKonnect Cards. Are they tg3 based, too?
Xiaoliang (David) Wei Graduate Student in CS@Caltech
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Greear" <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Xiaoliang (David) Wei" <weixl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: How can we bound one CPU to one Gigabit NIC?
> Xiaoliang (David) Wei wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I am now doing some experiments on Dual CPU (2.4Ghz) with 2
> > cards. Can anyone tell me how to bound one CPU to each NIC so that we
> > need to care about the packet-reordering and the interrupt sharing
> > Thank you very much.:)
> My experiments show you will still get re-ordered packets occasionally
> (but then again, I'm having other wierd problems, so maybe you wont).
> # Bind processor 2 (1<<1) to irq 11
> echo 2 > /proc/irq/11/smp_affinity
> # Bind processor 1 (1<<0) to irq 19
> echo 1 > /proc/irq/9/smp_affinity
> I will be interested to hear of your results, as I have been having
> heating problems with e1000 and other problems with tg3 based nics!
> > Xiaoliang (David) Wei Graduate Student in CS@Caltech
> > http://www.cs.caltech.edu/~weixl
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