Recommendation for gigabit NIC

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


Hi,

On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Peter Mueller wrote:

> > I can't see that here with ftp.gwdg.de.
> > 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!
> http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0301.1/0730.html
>
> Neat.  Would you think about using the Broadcom drivers ;-)

No.
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 gwdg.de, em at kki.org)




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