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Date:	Tue, 13 Feb 2007 17:32:44 -0600 (CST)
From:	Mike Isely <>
To:	Francois Romieu <>
cc:	Philip Craig <>, Jeff Garzik <>,, Mike Isely at pobox <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] r8169: more alignment for the 0x8168

On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Francois Romieu wrote:

> Philip Craig <> :
> [...]
> > This patch caused a drop in throughput from 178 Mbits/sec to 135 Mbits/sec
> > on an Intel XScale IXP465.
> Which distribution of packet sizes ?
> > It seems like there is some confusion about what the align parameter
> > here means. It was originally an offset from an aligned address so that
> > the IP header aligned, and this patch changes it to the alignment of the
> > ethernet header. But align is still set to NET_IP_ALIGN for some chips.
> Yes, I should have distinguished both in the first place.
> Can you describe which chipset from realtek the board is using (lspci -vxx) ?


Obviously I have an interest in any change here not breaking the NIC on 
my system.  So please let me know if/when you'd like me to test drive a 
candidate fix that keeps everyone happy...


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