cvs commit: src/etc devd.conf src/sys/modules Makefilesrc/sys/modules/vge Makefile src/sys/dev/vge if_vge.c if_vgereg.hif_

Sam Leffler sam at
Sat Sep 11 11:31:33 PDT 2004

On Sep 11, 2004, at 11:25 AM, Bill Paul wrote:

>>> It's "ok." I only have a 33Mhz/32-bit PCI sample card. When I tested
>>> it, I only got it up to about 540Mbps. I attribute some of this to
>>> 5.3-BETA3's (lack of) performance. :( I was only able to get about
>>> 120000 frames/sec transmit frame rate out of it, which disappointed
>>> me. (It should be closer to 400000, especially on a dual PIII 1.2Ghz
>>> system.)
>> Did you also test in polling mode?
> Someone cleverly fixed it so that DEVICE_POLLING doesn't work with SMP.
> And I used an SMP system for testing. So no.

As discussed many times, DEVICE_POLLING in its present form makes no 
sense for SMP systems.  You can always boot a UP kernel on an SMP 


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