Subject: Re: NFS server ignoring writes?
To: Brian C. Grayson <email@example.com>
From: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/19/1998 00:45:06
On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 05:33:15PM -0600, Brian C. Grayson wrote:
> Bingo! This appears to be the culprit. The machines are
> connected to a 100Mb switch, and the 3c905 (in the server)
> apparently uses programmed I/O, and thus drops every other
> back-to-back 100Mb fragment blasted from the NFS client.
> We're running -current from July on the server -- I'm not sure if
> 3c905 has DMA support in today's -current.
Yep, it has. You could compile a -current kernel, replace the 'ep' driver
with the 'ex' driver and see how it works out.