Subject: Re: TSO on wm(4) (Intel Pro/1000): i82546 vs i8254EI vs others?
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/23/2005 20:34:15
On May 23, 2005, at 7:39 PM, Daniel Carosone wrote:

> There's still a question of whether to enable it by default for these
> chips.  If the vendor considers it a desupported feature, I'd suggest
> we don't enable it by default, even if the capability and documented
> caveats allow an admin to choose to try it for themselves.

No offload features are enabled by default -- you have to explicitly  
turn them on with ifconfig in any case.

-- thorpej