On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Alex wrote:

> Though as far as I know, when a collision is detected, the behavior is for the
> sender to invoke it's backoff algorithm and to wait a set amount of time
> before transmitting again. if this is actually occurring then there would be
> performance degradation.

Yeah, this would be bad if it is actually happening within Xen or
dom0 and not just an issue with a counter. On bare metal this
collision processing would happen within the network card.

> Would you mind adding your feedback on my PR up at freebsd.org just to let the
> "re" maintainer know it's not just me? The PR is 154236. Would Greatly
> appreciate it.


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