Tuning Gigabit

Eric Anderson anderson at centtech.com
Thu Jul 3 07:36:12 PDT 2003

David Gilbert wrote:
>>>>>>"Eric" == Eric Anderson <anderson at centtech.com> writes:
> Eric> Martin Nilsson wrote:
>>> I would be interested in helping to test this, I have a bunch of
>>>lab boxes with 64/66PCI or PCI-X slots and NICs to work with. I'm
>>>able to get access to most new motherboards and chipsets to test
>>>chipset specific performance. What I need is someone to help me
>>>develop useful things to test, validate results and to check
>>>testing methodology.
> Eric> I'm interested in helping with this too.. I have access to
> Eric> hundreds of boards, test equipment, processors, nics, you name
> Eric> it.  I just need to be led in the right direction with this.
> Eric> Anyone want to lead some minions in finding out some of this
> Eric> info?
> We have a fairly well developed testing methodogy here ... with a
> couple of people I can lend to the task.  To be useful, they'll need
> both root and console access to boxes (serial cross connects are fine)
> ... along with somone who can play with BIOS settings on request.
> We'd be very willing to donate the hands and eyes to do much of the
> volume testing.
> ... our only problem is buying enough new hardware.

What would be a good initial start hardware-wise?


Eric Anderson	   Systems Administrator      Centaur Technology
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