icsphy(4) for nfe(4) - better Microsoft Xbox support
pyunyh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 08:30:09 UTC 2007
On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 09:39:38PM +0100, Ed Schouten wrote:
> * Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Would you try overhauled nfe(4)?
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/if_nfe.c
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/if_nfereg.c
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/nfe/if_nfevar.c
> > The new nfe(4) should perform better than nve(4) or stock nfe(4).
> > I'm still not satisfied with its excessive generation of interrtups
> > but it's better than stock nfe(4). After switching to adaptive
> > polling I saw noticeable performance boost. If you find any issues
> > please let me know.
> 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:
> stock nfe(4): 2.5 MB/sec
> new nfe(4): 3.7 MB/sec
> polling: 4.1 MB/sec
> The driver is a lot better than the stock nfe(4). Are there any plans to
> add the new nfe(4) to the sourcetree?
Yes, that's my goal.
ATM I'm waiting for obrien@'s reply/review for the patched driver.
Anyway thanks for reporting.
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