nve(4) patch - please test!

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Fri Dec 16 14:56:58 PST 2005


At 05:46 PM 16/12/2005, Martin Cracauer wrote:
>Mike Tancsa wrote on Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 05:43:05PM -0500:
> > At 05:31 PM 16/12/2005, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> >
> > >Performance is lower than Linux (about 70 MB/sec versus Linux which
> > >gets the 108 MB/sec).
> >
> > How do you get 108MB/s out of a 100Mb nic ?
>
>Uh?
>
>It's GbE.
>
>The NVidia soutbridge GbE against Intel CSA on an i875 board.


Strange, I was just going by the MAN page which I guess is a bit 
misleading.  Dont really use the cards, so I never bothered to check 
them in a gigE port.


http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=nve&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+6.0-stable&format=html


     The nve driver supports the following media types:

      autoselect   Enable autoselection of the media type and options.

      10baseT/UTP  Set 10Mbps operation.

      100baseTX    Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.

      The nve driver supports the following media options:

      full-duplex  Set full duplex operation.

      For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).




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