GigE Performance Comparison of GMAC and SUNGEM Drivers

benh at benh at
Wed Nov 21 11:05:18 EST 2001

>   Well, I think we may get overall better perfs once we have this
>   fixed, and (David, can you confirm ?), I think jumbo frames can
>   be supported.
>No, the GEM chips are broken and don't support jumbo frames.

Ah, ok, I stand corrected. Is this a bug in the chip or a flaw of
the GEM chip design ? I mean, is there a chance that later revs
of the chip or eventually the one used by Apple can support it ?


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