[realtek] Question: Rx Ring Buffers in the rtl8139 module
Fri Aug 30 14:14:01 2002
On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> 8139too gives in the order of 10.000 errors per sec under load, while
> rtl8139 is better and has (only) a few 100 errors per sec.
> Is there anything I can do about that?
Turn on flow control, if you have a flow control switch.
Tune the PCI parameters.
> Any debugging I can do?
What are the errors? Dropped packets? Or CRC errors?
> It's an onboard NIC on a laptop.
Which might have a very slow PCI system or processor..
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