[Linux-PowerEdge] 10GbE for PE2900?

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 07:12:11 CDT 2013

I'm only getting ~340MB/s reads and ~500MB/s writes through my samba

> server with a dual card (and those are maximums for large transfers in
> memory)

I'd check your network, cables, sysctl.conf, test with iperf/netperf if

> Thinking about it .. a dual 1Gb card maxes out an 8-bit pci-e slot, so I
> don't

You mean an x8 pci-e slot? A dual 1gbps card does not max that out :


pci-e 1.0 x8 = 2GB/s
2.0 x8 = 4GB/s
3.0 x8 = 7.88GB/s
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