Subject: Re: DEFZA-AA
To: None <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/10/2002 09:33:16
On 2002.06.09 23:21 Matt Thomas wrote:

> That's why they made the DEFTA. :)  The DEFZA is PIO for transmit and
> that significantly reduces the transmit throughput.  Receive is DMA
> though.
Hmmm. I think I should try with Tru64 first and see what I can get out
of that thing. Maybe I will leave the DEFZA for a Tru64 machine and look
for a DEFTA for NetBSD. 

> I have the DEFZA docs.  Some things are a bit strange about it.  SMT
> packets need to be looped back to the onboard 68k to be processed.
So. Do you think it is a big afford to write a driver or are there only
some "strange" things to observe?