Subject: Re: rtk0: transmit underrun
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/2003 17:11:29
> rtk(4) appears to be very reasonably implemented to take advantage of
> some useful ethernet chipset features. I don't know where you get the
> idea that it is a hack designed to benchmark well.

IMHO the 'early TX start' and 'early RX interrupt' are not 'useful
ethernet chipset features'.  They are designed soley to improve
latency at a cost of cpu cycles, this may be appropriate to the
desktop, but are not relevant to servers.


David Laight: