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

Bart Schelstraete bschelst at bru-hub.dhl.com
Thu Dec 5 02:02:00 CST 2002


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>>2) I wonder why tg3 driver isn't being used?  Folks normally report
>>higher performance with tg3 versus bcm5700.
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>Yes, it performs faster for about the first 1-3 hours until the machine
>hangs solid, at which time the performance goes to zero.  When RedHat
>releases a kernel with a working tg3 driver, I'll switch to it.
>
>Please don't recommend using the "beta" or "unsupported" modules on a
>production machine!
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>

That's why I'm using the BCM5700 driver. Beause a lot of people complained about the tg3 driver. (system hangup)


rgrds,

		Bart

-- 
Schelstraete Bart
Unix / Netscape Administrator
DHL Aviation

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