Linux-PowerEdge digest, Vol 1 #741 - 10 msgs

Eric Swenson eric at reaction-eng.com
Wed Dec 4 15:40:00 CST 2002


Hi,


On Wednesday 04 December 2002 11:07 am, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> Two comments:
>
> 1) Never force 10/100 full duplex on the NIC, it is _usually_ wrong.
>
> http://www.tux.org/hypermail/linux-tulip/2000-Apr/0002.html
> http://www.tux.org/hypermail/linux-tulip/2000-Mar/0171.html

Interesting..

> 2) I wonder why tg3 driver isn't being used?  Folks normally report
> higher performance with tg3 versus bcm5700.  Our bug reporters are
> showing that you simply cannot get wire speed with bcm5700 in many
> situations, where tg3 does do wire speed.



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