Subject: Re: pcmcia ep0 performance awful in 1.6/-current
To: Nathan J. Williams <email@example.com>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/2002 09:37:44
Sorry for the digression, but does the light go out (if there is one)? My
Wavelan card seems to turn on and off with the current kernel. I don't
know why. Makes nfs a pain.
On 9 Jul 2002, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Ben Harris <email@example.com> writes:
> > Hmm. What does "netstat -p ip" have to say about incoming fragments
> > (especially dropped after timeout vs received)? It sounds as if the network
> > card is losing fragments, which usually means its receive buffer is too
> > small.
> 8747 fragments received, 0 fragments dropped (with -r and -w set to
> 4096). I don't want to wedge the machine remotely to test the other
> configuration, so that'll have to wait.
> > >Server is a 1.5ZC Alpha pc164 with a tlp0 set to 100baseTX-FDX, and
> > >there's a little 5-port 10/100 switch between them.
> > What speed is ep0 running at? If it's at 10 Mbit/s, I wonder how much
> > buffering the switch has.
> Yes, it's running at 10 Mbit/s, half-duplex. The switch is a GigaFast
> EZ500-S, if that tells you anything.
> - Nathan
Hisashi T Fujinaka - firstname.lastname@example.org
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