Subject: Re: netgear ga621
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/29/2002 16:35:03
On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 01:25:00AM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:

 > As Jason suggested, that's indeed a 83820-based card, which is covered
 > by the gsip driver. Some of the 83820-based cards are kinda crappy,
 > I don't know about this one. I have a ga622t (copper gig-e) which
 > seems to be okay, I guess the ga621 is simply it's fiber brother.

Not all of them are bad ... I've gotten ~420Mb/s with a DP83820 in
a 64-bit PCI slot.  Gig-E is pretty sensitive to the quality of the
bus it's plugged into.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>