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Re: TX performance of Intel 82546

To: Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TX performance of Intel 82546
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 15 Sep 2004 10:46:14 -0400
Cc: Linux NICS <linux.nics@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 10:02, Harald Welte wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 08:18:27AM -0400, jamal wrote:
> 
> > Our friends in FreeBSD claim they can do 1Mpps _forwarding_ with 
> > e1000 - forget about transmit only ;->
> 
> IMHO that was a 82547, attached to CSA and not PCI-X... 

I thought PCI-X should have less overhead in this case (because it has
split-transaction capability), no?
What do you mean by above statement of it not being PCI-X?

cheers,
jama


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