Subject: Re: Network performance very poor on 1.4P
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <email@example.com>