Subject: Re: low-cost Gigabit card recommendations?
To: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/2006 14:54:53
David Young wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 12:06:25AM -0700, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
> > In general, avoid re(4) like the plague. They _are_ cheap, though, and
> > they'll work in a pinch. sk(4) seems to work pretty well for me, and
> What is wrong with re(4)?
Performance seems really crappy. I tried an re(4) here (NetGear 311)
in a dual Xeon and it couldn't do more than 200Mbit/sec measuring with
nttcp talking to another Xeon box. I replaced it with a wm(4) and now
get > 600Mbit/sec.
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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