--- Heinrich Rebehn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Danial Thom wrote: > > The intel cards that use the EM driver are > the > > best performing cards in FreeBSD that we've > > tested. We've test cards made by the same > company > > that use the broadcom controllers and the > intel > > cards are substantially better (ie use less > CPU > > passing the same amount of traffic). > > > > Be careful using on-board controllers. > Usually > > vendors, for some reason, don't wire them to > the > > pci-x bus. Most supermicro boards wire the em > > controllers to the 32bit/33mhz bus and the > tyan > > and supermicro opteron boards we've tested > wire > > the broadcoms to a shared 1x PCI-E, both of > which > > will not only give you poor performance, but > are > > not capable of running full gigabit rates. > > > > DT > > > To clarify, I'd recommend trying an intel PCI-X copper card with the convertor. The bge driver is garbage and is likely at least part of your problem with the convertor. DT __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"