Should anyone ask, the "forcedeth" driver is faster in one direction

server: 10.7.12.1



mediapc: 10.7.12.6



both MTU 9000



dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=1000 |nc 10.7.12.6 2222 >/dev/null



1048576000 bytes (1.0 GB) copied, 9.73707 seconds, 108 MB/s



nice.



dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=1000 |nc 10.7.12.1 2222 >/dev/null
1048576000 bytes (1.0 GB) copied, 56.6255 seconds, 18.5 MB/s



not so nice.



So much faster to copy data from server (nice intel gige) but sending data from media pc (Nvidia using reverse engineered “forcedeth”) is pitiful.



Interesting.



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