On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 17:19:25 +0200, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
you wrote:

>Hi, I've just bought 2 soekris net4801-60 boxes and am having trouble getting
>them to perform under FreeBSD.
>They are on a 100Mbit network and the network works fine for other machines
>- FreeBSD, Linux and Windows.
>I've tried a custom kernel running FreeBSD 6.1 PRELEASE and a GENERIC kernel
>running FreeBSD 6.0 RELEASE.
>Custom kernel has
>options         CPU_GEODE 
>ftp put is around 3Mbytes/sec and ftp get is around 2Mbytes/sec
>ifconfig says:
>        options=8<VLAN_MTU>
>        inet netmask 0xfffff800 broadcast
>        inet6 fe80::200:24ff:fec5:cf48%sis0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
>        ether 00:00:24:c5:cf:48
>        media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
>        status: active
>Has anyone got any experience with these machines and any advice?

They are not the fastest around, but it depends what you want to do
with them. On an older 4501, I get about 7Mb.  You should be able to
get that at least.

[vpn1]% fetch -o /dev/null http://lava.sentex.ca/wifi.mpg
/dev/null                                      53% of   84 MB  769
kBps 00m52s^C
fetch: transfer interrupted


Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: AMD Enhanced Am486DX4/Am5x86 Write-Back (486-class CPU)
  Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0x494  Stepping = 4
real memory  = 67108864 (64 MB)
avail memory = 60416000 (57 MB)
npx0: [FAST]
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
cpu0 on motherboard
sysctl machdep.i8254_freq=1189161 returns 0

[vpn1]% uname -a
FreeBSD vpn1.sentex.ca 6.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE #0: Sun
Mar 12 16:42:17 EST 2006
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/nanobsd.full/usr/src/sys/nano

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