Subject: Re: Re: Re: MI SONIC Ethernet driver for mac68k
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael R. Zucca <email@example.com>
Date: 06/06/2007 14:17:34
>Date: 2007/06/06 Wed PM 01:10:22 CDT
>Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, port-mac68k@NetBSD.org, port-m68k@NetBSD.org
>Subject: Re: Re: MI SONIC Ethernet driver for mac68k
>On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 12:26:07PM -0500, Michael R. Zucca wrote:
>> You may never be able to beat the PSC DMA engine on TX because TX
>> using the Sonic's DMA engine will be a read across the NuBus to DRAM,
>Perhaps I missed something, but isn't this discussion about non-AV
>Macs? The AV Macs use the AMD MACE for Ethernet, not SONIC, and if I
>remember correctly, the PSC can't DMA to NuBus cards.
You're right! It's been so long I mis-remembered and thought that AV's had a Sonic. :)
I guess I'm also conflating this thread with the "Use the NIC instead of the disk" thread.
In that case, never mind what I've been saying :)