Subject: Re: DEC 21x4x ethernet driver in 100baseTX mode
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1997 00:16:13
In article <>,
	Matt Thomas <> 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