Subject: Re: DEC 21x4x ethernet driver in 100baseTX mode
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 10/04/1997 00:16:13
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Matt Thomas <email@example.com> writes:
> On what type of system?
An AMD 486DX133 on a Soyo board running NetBSD-i386 1.2G.
> That messages means the tulip chip is incapable of dma'ing fast enough
> (1.25MB/s!) to keep the transmit FIFO not empty.
Hmm, the NCR is able to get about 4MB/sec from an IBM DPES 31080, so
the board seems not be the bottleneck.
> Is there other PCI traffic or ...
An NCR 53c810 and a DEC 21040 card.
> ... slow ISA cards?
A stone time ISA VGA card. But it's only used for console output.
Matthias Scheler http://home.owl.de/~tron/