Subject: Re: nfs performance
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2004 17:26:54
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> The Rhine parts have some severe bugs -- some steppings of some variants
> work fine, others are totally unreliable and, among other problems,
> tend to wedge pretty much as you describe. Even a *gigabit* card
> for the i386 box would only cost $30 -- you should really consider
> getting that crummy network card out of there.
Well, getting a new network card isn't always possible. There are
platforms that have everything integrated and no slots.
For those it would be good with a Rhine driver that works with
VIAs really bad hardware.