FreeBSD ARM network speed

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Fri Oct 2 08:38:15 UTC 2009

On 2 Oct 2009, at 06:58, Yohanes Nugroho wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am continuing my work on CNX11XX/STR91XX (more info about the work:
>, two
> important things left are the Flash/CFI driver, and network problem.
> The Flash/CFI in theory should be easy, but I will read more about it
> to make sure that I will not mess the boot loader part. And now about
> the network.
> The network speed is now around half of Linux on the same hardware.
> FTP-ing from the device to my computer (uploading 30 mb file), the
> speed is about 1.6-2 megabyte/second (the high speed is on the second
> time when the data is already cached). On Linux, I can upload the same
> file with the speed of about 3-4 megabyte/second.
> Some info about the device: RAM: 64 Mb,  CPU FA526 (ARM4, no thumb
> instruction), Speed 200Mhz. MAC is part of SoC, PHY is ICPLUS IP101A
> I have two question:
> 1. Is the network speed in Freebsd ARM currently slower than Linux  
> ARM?

I see no problems on my ARM boards running FreeBSD.

Rui Paulo

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