Subject: Re: Why is Samba so much slower on NetBSD than FreeBSD?
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/23/1998 13:45:06
On Oct 23, Olaf Seibert wrote
> I always thought the 3c509 were pretty good cards. So one learns something
> new every day. The raw TCP speed, even from the slowest of these machines,
> tends to be pretty good though. 

Yes. The problem comes when the machine does something else at the same time
(like reading/writing to disk, ...). Interrupt isn't serviced quickly
enouth, and the sall fifo gets overflowded.
Note that the elink3 driver doesn't say anything when the fifo

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.