Intel PRO/10GbE CX4? General 10Gb tips?

Andrew Gallatin gallatin at
Sun Jun 3 20:53:56 UTC 2007

Kip Macy writes:
 > On 6/1/07, Steven Hartland <killing at> wrote:
 > > Wasn't Jack Vogel (Intel?) only talking the other day about
 > > committing a new 10Gb Intel driver.
 > >
 > > The "New driver coming soon" thread on current / net.
 > I'm talking about what is in the tree in the moment. I'll have to
 > withhold judgement on ix until we can actually use it. With luck he'll
 > have time to adapt it to FreeBSD. There are a number of other 10GigE
 > drivers cards that are "supported" by FreeBSD, but they take the linux
 > shim approach and tend to be 3x slower.

Note that even on Linux, many of the other 10GbE NICS don't offer the
same line-rate 10GbE performance that the Myricom and Chelsio adaptors


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