Definitive recommendation for bonding Broadcom NICS?

Peter Mueller pmueller at sidestep.com
Mon Oct 18 11:57:01 CDT 2004


> We use the tg3 drivers on all of our RH ES 2.1 and 3.0 loads 
> and we push
> about 1.2 GB/s over our bonded pair of Broadcom's on both 
> 2650's and 6650's.
> In fact we have tried about every different combination with 
> drivers and found that the tg3's work best.

That is great to hear.  What version of the tg3 driver are you using?  If
RHEL 2.1/3 could you list the kernel version?  Are you passing any extra
parameters at boot?  E.g., noapic, nosmp, etc.

Regards,

P




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