realtek performance (was Re: good ATI chipset results)

Sean McNeil sean at
Thu Oct 13 11:39:40 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 14:33 -0400, Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 02:31 PM 13/10/2005, Julien Gabel wrote:
> >I just want to say that there is some discussion in the past about the
> >RealTek 8169S - not on amd64 plateform though (x86) - but it seems not
> >so stable in all configuration.  See the ml archives for references, and
> >the PR kern/80005.
> Just to clarify, the NIC on the MB in question is a 100Mb rl, not re.

Things have been rock-solid for me.  The only initial problem before my
performance issue was that the hardware checksum is broken for one of
the directions.  xmit I think.


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