Subject: Re: rtk0: transmit underrun
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/2003 10:34:52
On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 04:05:22PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > > > Mar  2 17:43:27 starmax /netbsd: rtk0: transmit underrun; new threshold: 320 bytes
> > > 
> > > What sort of card is this?  (ISA, PCI etc)
> > I've seen rtk(4)'s message on board PCI interface of my previous note book.
> Given that the 'rep outw' to a PCI card will run much faster than a
> 10M ethernet, there is very little point playing the games.

rtk(4) drives bus-mastering Cardbus/PCI NICs. I doubt that there is a
'rep outw' in the whole thing.

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.


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