Subject: Re: nfs performance
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/2004 19:16:47
On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 12:37:07PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> > The server is AlphaStation 500/266 with rtk NIC. 
> A good replacement
> would be an ex (3c905 or 3c920) or fxp (EtherExpress 100) or wm
> (EtherExpress 1000) card, all of which are available cheap.
IIRC fxp(4) has issues on pre EV56 (the AS500/266 is AFAIK EV5) Alphas,
because these CPUs have no BWX extension. There was a thread about this
at the end of last year on port-alpha or tech-kern.

I would recommend fpa(4) for 100 MBit/s network. ;-)