[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Xen-devel] RE: changeset 16405: Add e100 NIC support.

  • To: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Zhang, Xing Z" <xing.z.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 20:49:27 +0800
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 04:50:54 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcgsKbXYisZx4yfpTm+D5rX+YjKIaAAEqjQg
  • Thread-topic: changeset 16405: Add e100 NIC support.

I did a rough compare between RTL8139 and E100 on XEN/IA64 linux guest, E100 
get 30% faster than RTL8139.
The purpose I wrote this driver is for windows network of XEN/IA64. I think it 
still works in x86/x64 guest.
Ok, I will post it to QEMU's mail list.

Good good study,day day up ! ^_^
-Wing(zhang xin)

OTC,Intel Corporation
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Daniel P. Berrange [mailto:berrange@xxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: 2007?11?21? 18:32
>To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Zhang, Xing Z
>Subject: changeset 16405: Add e100 NIC support.
>I see we've just added a completely new hardware driver to Xen's
>Please send this patch to upstream qemu-devel mailing list for
>& inclusion so we don't have to carry this in Xen's QEMU
>The commit message suggests this is primarily for windows/ia64.
>Does anyone
>have any info though on how it compares to the current rtl8139
>driver in
>terms of throughput ? ie would it be worth using for Linux guests
>too in
>preference to rtl8139, or is it only useful for the windows/ia64
>niche ?
>|=- Red Hat, Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Boston.  +1
>978 392 2496 -=|
>|=-           Perl modules: http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/
>|=-               Projects: http://freshmeat.net/~danielpb/
>|=-  GnuPG: 7D3B9505   F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742
>7D3B 9505  -=|

Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.