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Re: Recovery mode for QNAP devices available now



On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 01:38:04PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> > I read in one of your posts earlier that marvell was working on
> > improving the LAN driver for the orion SoC. Do you have any
> > information on how that's going? Also, what kind of performance
> > increase can we expect?
> 
> There have been significant improvements in 2.6.27 and 2.6.28, but I'm
> not sure how much performance increase they'll give on this hardware
> exactly.

I think that most people who point fingers at mv643xx_eth are actually
just experiencing the lack of DMA engine offload in the mainline kernels
versus the official kernel tree.


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