Subject: Re: 3c985B ?
To: David Maxwell <>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/1999 10:52:25
>On Wed, Dec 08, 1999 at 10:52:54AM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>> Do we actually support GigE-sized frames yet?
>Gig-E frames aren't bigger.

Gig-E allows for "jumbo-frames" which most vendors allow to be up to
9000 bytes in length.  If you don't use jumbo-frames, at least across
networks that support an MTU of that size, your Gig-E performance is
completely CPU bound with todays processors.