Where to start troubleshooting Intel PRO/1000 performance problems?

usleepless at gmail.com usleepless at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 22:00:34 UTC 2007


On 3/22/07, Sally Janghos <list at deeboz.ca> wrote:
> I'm looking for some suggestions on where to start troubleshooting
> performance issues on a Intel PRO 1000 card.
> It's installed in a box with the following configuration:
>         FreeBSD 6.1
>         AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2100+ (1741.42-MHz 686-class CPU)
>         Dell CERC SATA RAID 2
> The file transfer(ftp/smb/scp) speeds from/to this machine do not appear to
> go above 10Mb.  The other machine
> doing the transfers has similar specs(same Ethernet Card) but is a Windows
> XP box.  I've tried replacing the switch with
> a crossover cable between the machines and the same speed persists.  Any
> suggestions on where to start and what tools
> should I use to do the benchmarks?

please supply the output of "ifconfig"



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