Subject: Re: pcmcia ep0 performance awful in 1.6/-current
To: None <>
From: Tom Spindler <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/09/2002 03:42:23
> > Ever since going from 1.5.3 to 1.6, my NFS performance with my ep0
> > pcmcia ether card has been appallingly awful. I have to crank my
> > reads down to -r3072, and there's amazing amounts of stuttering
> > when playing mp3s.
> > 
> > Have any of the rest of you seen this problem? (my xi0 pc card
> > gives endless timeouts, and my ne0 pc card locks up the machine...)
> Do you have your kernel compiled with DIAGNOSTIC/DEBUG options?
> I experienced huge performance improvement with ep* at mca? in
> a slow 80386 box once I removed those options from the kernel.

I had DIAGNOSTIC in, but the same awful performance persists even
after commenting it out. FWIW, this is a 180mhz P2 Tecra 8000 laptop.