100Mbit network performance - again

Chris chrcoluk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 16:26:14 GMT 2005

I have diff experience, I get around 7500kB/sec max windows to windows
using realtek, and freebsd can get the same but uses less cpu in doing
so, I put it down to realtek just been poor and the FreeBSD and
windows drivers not been great, I have seen both windows and FreeBSD
handle higher transfer rates with better quality network cards, if
performance is essential for your network then invest in good


On 27/07/05, martin hudec <corwin at aeternal.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 03:13:50AM +0400 or thereabouts, Andrew P. wrote:
> > Erm, well 60+Mbytes is no wonder in a Gigabit environment (and it is
> > too much of a wonder in a FastEthernet one), but I'm interested in
> > getting 100Mbit hardware to work at full speed.
>  If I take that your "NE2000 $10 NIC's" is what you call 100Mbit
>  hardware, then.. would you mind if I ask: what do you expect more from
>  such $10-harware other than just to flicker and to eat electric current?
>  Use *real* 100Mbit hardware please :). BTW I have same performance
>  with my sis900/rl8139 NIC's.
>        cheers,
>        Martin
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