Re: Tlan + MP

Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Thu, 9 Dec 1999 13:26:33 +0000 (GMT)


> 1. The card autodetects that it is 100Mbs and therefore sets the duplex to
> full..even though we have a non switched 100mbs hub (half duplex)..

You can check what the card negotiates. Assuming the hub is sane (which I
expect it is) then it will negotiate half duplex

> 2. The driver for the card isnīt written for MP, that will bring the nic
> down on heavy load...(but it did work on a earlier driver version)

It shouldnt bring the machine down. Its not going to run very well on an
SMP box. The version in 2.3.31 is SMP aware, although not neccessarily
SMP safe. It needs more testing yet

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