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Re: Software router state of the art
William Herrin wrote:
"ethtool -c". Thanks Sargun for putting me on to "I/O Coalescing."This is not true in the bus master dma mode how the cards are usually used. The mentioned memory is used only as temporary storage until the card can DMA the data into the buffers in main memory. Most Pro/1000 cards have buffering capability up to 4096 frames.