Subject: Re: Network performance very poor on 1.4P
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/2000 18:05:21
On Tue, 25 Jan 2000 17:42:16 -0800 (PST) 
 Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com> wrote:

 > I'm getting < 15 KB/sec on a local 10 Mb/s Ethernet between the NetBSD
 > machine (400 MHz K6-2/128M DRAM) and a BSDI 4.0 box with a PP150.  Between
 > the BSDI box and a 486/66 with 1.4.1 I'm seeing about 650 KB/sec.

Don't know what's up with this (other than the fact that the RealTek chips
generally suck...) but...

 > The 400 MHz K6-2 box has an on-motherboard Davicom 10/100 ethernet that I'm
 > not using (but can't disable from the bios).  I'm using a Realtek 8039 PCI
 > card for ethernet connectivity.

Ah!  You have one of these.  My demo boards from davicom haven't arrived
yet (apparently stuck in customs!), so I haven't had a real opportunity
to add support for them to the `tlp' driver... be willing to test?

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>