Re: Disappointing SiS900 performance - driver issue?

From: Padraig Brady (
Date: Thu Dec 13 2001 - 13:41:18 EST

Aaron Lehmann wrote:

> My new motherboard has an onboard SiS900 ethernet device. I was hoping
> to free up a PCI slot by switching from my Intel EEPro100 to it. With
> the Intel card I can quite easilly pull 11.5mb/s, but the SiS seems to
> max out at 3.5mb/s or so. Is this the fault of the hardware or the
> driver?
> sis900.c: v1.08.01 9/25/2001
> PCI: Assigned IRQ 11 for device 00:03.0
> eth0: Realtek RTL8201 PHY transceiver found at address 1.
> eth0: Using transceiver found at address 1 as default
> eth0: SiS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet at 0xcc00, IRQ 11, 00:d0:09:ea:ea:7e.
> ...
> eth0: Media Link On 100mbps full-duplex

Just a me too:

Though with a little better performance.
ftp with sis900 (laptop) @ 5MB/s (2.4.13)
ftp with 3c905C-TX @ 12MB/s(2.4.2-2)


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