[eepro100] eepro100 performance

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sun, 11 Feb 2001 16:35:34 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, Arthur Rinkel wrote:

> I'm having somewhat disappointing throughput with an eepro100 (i82557) on
> a Pentium 133 system and I'm hoping someone can help me out a bit. The
>   RX packets:19542477 errors:3608 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:88730
>   TX packets:267371 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>   collisions:0 txqueuelen:100

That's a horrible Rx error rate!

It appears that the local interface is set to full duplex mode, while
the remote end is set to half duplex.

Don't force the duplex on either side.

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