Re: Large scale transparent proxying

From: Clifton Royston <>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 09:04:35 -1000

On Fri, Oct 15, 1999 at 07:29:14AM +0100, Simon Rainey wrote:
> We're suffering from poor throughput on loaded boxes when using the Intel
> EtherExpress 10/100 under Linux. There seem to be other problems with that
> NIC too, such as lockups in the presence of multicast traffic. I'm about to
> replace all the Intel EtherExpress 10/100 NICs with a NIC based on the DEC
> Tulip, which appears to perform well under Linux.

I believe that's specific to the Linux drivers. *BSD (BSD/OS, FreeBSD,
NetBSD) systems seem to have no trouble with the EtherExpress cards.

  -- Clifton

 Clifton Royston  --  LavaNet Systems Architect --
        "An absolute monarch would be absolutely wise and good.  
           But no man is strong enough to have no interest.  
             Therefore the best king would be Pure Chance.  
              It is Pure Chance that rules the Universe; 
          therefore, and only therefore, life is good." - AC
Received on Fri Oct 15 1999 - 13:11:54 MDT

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