[Beowulf] Re: typical latencies for gigabit ethernet

Dave Love d.love at liverpool.ac.uk
Mon Jun 29 08:40:47 PDT 2009

Gerry Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> writes:

> I had rather nasty results with tg3 and abandoned it.  We're using bnx2 
> now.  The latest iteration seems (guardedly) better than the last one.

I thought that they were for different hardware (NetXtreme I
c.f. NetXtreme II, according to broadcom.com).  Is that not the case?

If bnx2 behaves the same as tg3 here, set rx-frames to 1 with ethtool.

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