Does anybody have any suggestions.
What O/S versions support it?
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From the 4.2-RELEASE cd:
Quote:> Alteon Networks PCI gigabit ethernet NICs based on the Tigon 1 and Tigon 2
> chipsets, including the following:
> Alteon AceNIC (Tigon 1 and 2)
> Alteon AceNIC 1000baseT (Tigon 2)
> 3Com 3c985-SX (Tigon 1 and 2)
> Netgear GA620 (Tigon 2)
> Netgear GA620T (Tigon 2, 1000baseT)
> Silicon Graphics Gigabit Ethernet
> DEC/Compaq EtherWORKS 1000
> NEC Gigabit Ethernet
> Farallon PN9000SX
I'm trying to get some Gigabit ethernet cards that use the Packet
Engines Hamachi GNIC-II chip to use a large mtu to attempt to get a
throughput of close to the 1Gb rating of the card. This is on a Compact
PCI Alpha system. I'm trying to use an MTU in the 8000 to 9000 range
and so far have not been able to get these MTUs to work.
I have changed the PKT_BUF_SZ and MAX_FRAME_SIZE constants in hamachi.c
and ETH_DATA_LEN and ETH_FRAME_LEN in if_ether.h. I can use ifconfig to
change the MTU above 1500 on one side of a connection but as soon as I
raise the MTU on both sides to greater than 1500 the link dies. I can
change the MTU with ifconfig back to 1500 and the link will resume
operation. We are currently somewhat married to the 2.2.14 kernel.
I read that some ethernet drivers will support jumbo MTUs. There
appears to be something in the hamachi driver or the kernel that I've
missed. Perhaps this only works with a later version kernel or the
hamachi driver needs more changes? Any help would be appreciated.
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