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Re: nfs write speed performance... still
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: nfs write speed performance... still
- From: Antoine Jacoutot <ajacoutot_(_at_)_lphp_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 13:44:33 +0100
On Friday 05 November 2004 12:23, Henning Brauer wrote:
> however, if you're buying new NICs now, I'd suggest getting GBit
> ones... most of them have the ability to offload more shitz to the
> card, especially the checksumming, which I have seen to make a
> difference of over 10% in CPU usage with real world applications.
> Some even implement checksum offloading correctly - you wouldn't guess
> how many fuck that up... the intel gigabit cards are a safe bet usually.
Yes, I though of that. But the thing is that the networks I'm working on are
all 100Mbit and are not going to upgrade to 1GBit anytime soon.
I'll check if the price difference is big though, it might be worth it anyway.
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