icsphy(4) for nfe(4) - better Microsoft Xbox support

Rink Springer rink at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 7 20:49:23 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 09:39:38PM +0100, Ed Schouten wrote:
> I just compiled and installed a kernel with the new nfe(4) driver and
> DEVICE_POLLING enabled. Below are the results of some scp(1) transfers:

scp(1) isn't really the best way to test this; the XBOX CPU cannot
satisfy a 100mbit link using scp(1). FTP would be a much better idea,
preferably with a large file.

> The driver is a lot better than the stock nfe(4). Are there any plans to
> add the new nfe(4) to the sourcetree?

I concur, nfe(4) really needed some work, and it appears Pyon has done a
good job. Thumbs up!

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