packet drop with intel gigabit / marwell gigabit

Chris Howells howells at
Wed Mar 22 19:34:44 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 22 March 2006 18:52, Arne Woerner wrote:

> It is an ECS K7VMM or K7VMM+ if I recall it correctly... Bought in
> 2003...
> Is it easy to explain, why the 266FSB cannot do 8Gbit/sec without
> problem? I mean: 2*133MHz*32bit=8.3125Gbit/sec... Is the MMU too
> slow (e. g. due to "cheap" implementation of cache strategies) to
> utilize the FSB to the maximum?

I'd be tempted to blame the Via chipset.

Cheers, Chris Howells -- chris at, howells at
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