Re: 2 thoughts. . .

Alan Cox (
Mon, 29 Jul 1996 09:56:17 +0100 (BST)

> : > b) 2.0.7 has copy/checksum and other stuff in the alpha, so a pair
> : > of alphas with the wide main memory bus should set a new record
> : What was the exact configuration for the old record?
> A pair of 133Mhz P5 Intel boxes, ASUS motherboard, 512K pipeline burst,
> SMC 10/100 PCI fast ethernet cards, something like 1.3.98 or so.

We should be able to beat that for bandwidth figures by a chunk because we
don't do receiver side copy/csum out of the ring buffer on the tulip driver

Not sure about latency though.