Re: Extremely slow network with e1000 & ip_conntrack

From: Stephen Lee
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 07:37:01 EST

"Feldman, Scott" <scott.feldman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Try turning off TSO by disabling this code or by using "ethtool -K tso
> off" (need version 1.8).

Yes, turning off TSO with ethtool fixed it (tested on 2.6.0-test11). At
least we have a workaround now.

Thanks Scott, Harald and Dave.

Is it not supported by the hardware? Seems TSO could improve
performance a bit since the 1000/MT Desktop is starved for PCI bandwidth
at 32-bit/33MHz.


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