Recommendation for gigabit NIC

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at
Wed Apr 14 19:45:00 CDT 2004


On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Peter Mueller wrote:

> > I can't see that here with
> > It is a PE2650 with the onboard Broadcom NICs, with the tg3 driver and
> > kernel 2.4.20-64GB-SMP (SUSE-8.2).
> > The daily average is about 1 TB, with a peek of about 560 MBit/sec.
> Oh ok, NAPI is in tg3 for some time now!
> Neat.  Would you think about using the Broadcom drivers ;-)

It is merely a mental reason - now that the "white" tg3 driver is
reliable and performant, I wish some other Jeff Garziks would even care
about the still very "black" fibre channel scene...

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at, em at

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