Subject: misc/18550: BUGS section of xi(r) man page needs to be rewrote
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/06/2002 21:26:16
>Number:         18550
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       BUGS section of xi(r) man page needs to be rewrote
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Oct 06 05:27:00 PDT 2002
>Originator:     IKEDA Shigeru
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6
The Ministry of Beer
System: NetBSD orange 1.6 NetBSD 1.6 (LARA) #6: Tue Oct 1 01:18:54 JST 2002 root@orange:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/LARA i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
xi(4) man page states `The driver suffers from poor performance.  Even with the 10/100 cards, do not exprct more than ~450KB/s.', but my Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 card achieve ~760KB/s constantly.
Here is the dmesg output.
NetBSD 1.6 (LARA) #6: Tue Oct  1 01:18:54 JST 2002
cpu0: Intel Pentium/MMX (586-class), 120.29 MHz
cpu0: features 8001bf<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8>
cpu0: features 8001bf<MMX>
total memory = 32508 KB
avail memory = 26772 KB
using 431 buffers containing 1724 KB of memory
mainbus0 (root)
isa0 at mainbus0
com0 at isa0 port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4: ns16550a, working fifo
pckbc0 at isa0 port 0x60-0x64
pckbd0 at pckbc0 (kbd slot)
pckbc0: using irq 1 for kbd slot
wskbd0 at pckbd0: console keyboard
pms0 at pckbc0 (aux slot)
pckbc0: using irq 12 for aux slot
wsmouse0 at pms0 mux 0
opl0 at isa0 port 0x388-0x38b: model OPL3
midi0 at opl0: Yamaha OPL3
wdc0 at isa0 port 0x1f0-0x1f7 irq 14
wd0 at wdc0 channel 0 drive 0: <TOSHIBA MK6412MAT>
wd0: drive supports 16-sector PIO transfers, LBA addressing
wd0: 6194 MB, 13424 cyl, 15 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 12685680 sectors
wd0: 32-bit data port
wd0: drive supports PIO mode 4, DMA mode 2, Ultra-DMA mode 2 (Ultra/33)
vga0 at isa0 port 0x3b0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff
wsdisplay0 at vga0 kbdmux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation), using wskbd0
wsmux1: connecting to wsdisplay0
wsdisplay0: screen 1-5 added (80x25, vt100 emulation)
wss0 at isa0 port 0x530-0x537 irq 5 drq 1,0: CS4231
audio0 at wss0: full duplex, mmap
pcppi0 at isa0 port 0x61
midi1 at pcppi0: PC speaker
sysbeep0 at pcppi0
npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0-0xff: using exception 16
pcic0 at isa0 port 0x3e0-0x3e1 iomem 0xd0000-0xdffff irq 
pcic0: controller 0 (Intel 82365SL Revision 1) has sockets A and B
pcic0: controller 1 (Intel 82365SL Revision 1) has no sockets
pcmcia0 at pcic0 controller 0 socket 0
pcmcia1 at pcic0 controller 0 socket 1
apm0 at mainbus0: Power Management spec V1.2
biomask efcd netmask efcd ttymask ffcf
pcic0: controller 0 detecting irqs with mask 0xdeb8:..3..7..9..10..11..15
pcic0: using irq 3 for socket events
IPsec: Initialized Security Association Processing.
pcmcia0: CIS version PC Card Standard 5.0
pcmcia0: CIS info: Intel, EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100 PC Card Mobile Adapter16, PRO/100 M16A, 1.00
pcmcia0: Manufacturer code 0x89, product 0x10a
pcmcia0: function 0: network adapter, ccr addr 800 mask 3
pcmcia0: function 0, config table entry 1: I/O card; irq mask 8ebc; iomask 4, iospace 0-f; memspace 0-fff; mwait_required rdybsy_active io8 io16 irqpulse irqlevel powerdown
xi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 port 0x400-0x40f: Intel EtherExpress PRO/100
xi0: Ethernet address 00:a0:c9:37:bd:f9
ukphy0 at xi0 phy 0: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
ukphy0: OUI 0xfcffff, model 0x003f, rev. 15
ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
boot device: wd0
root on wd0a dumps on wd0b
root file system type: ffs
pcmcia0: card irq 7
Just ftp the relatively large file (e.g. GENERIC kernel).
Add the phrase `The driver suffers from poor performance, except Intel EtherExpress PRO/100...'.
Here is the dmesg output.
NetBSD 1.6 (LARA) #6: Tue Oct  1 01:18:54 JST 2002