[PATCH] if_sk(4) rx/tx "hangs"

Peter Wemm peter at wemm.org
Sat Nov 13 01:39:41 GMT 2004

On Friday 12 November 2004 05:04 pm, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Nov 2004 11:17, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > the patch at [1] gave me 8-10MB/s depending on direction ftping 1G
> > /dev/urandom data with the onboard NIC of my ASUS K8V SE Deluxe.
> >
> > This is the most I can get out of my 100Mbit/s consumer equipment
> > and local ftp machine I guess.
> >
> > Any feedback appreciated.
> Try something less CPU intensive like /dev/zero :)

I think he was saying he created a 1GB file from the contents 
of /dev/urandom and then timed the transfer of this over 100Mbit/sec 

Anyway, the point was that it worked!  Could the problem with the K8V SE 
really be as simple as we've been hardcoding 128K of ram for a device 
that only has 64K?
Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
"All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5

More information about the freebsd-amd64 mailing list