Freebsd IP Forwarding performance (question, and some info) [7-stable, current, em, smp]

Mike Tancsa mike at
Tue Jul 8 01:07:36 UTC 2008

At 02:44 PM 7/7/2008, Paul wrote:

>Also my 82571 NIC supports multiple received queues and multiple 
>transmit queues so why hasn't
>anyone written the driver to support this?  It's not a 10gb card and 
>it still supports it and it's widely
>available and not too expensive either.   The new 82575/6 chips 
>support even more queues and the
>two port version will be out this month and the 4 port in october 
>(PCI-E cards).  Motherboards are
>already shipping with the 82576..   (82571 supports 2x/2x  575/6 
>support 4x/4x)

Actually, do any of your NICs attach via the igb driver ?


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