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sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed May 25 01:10:23 CDT 2011


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> 1gige linerate:		1,9mpps
> 10gige linerate:	19mpps
> 
> and intel is proud to achieve 1,6mpps at 2 10gige cards?
> I have seen higher values at pc hardware - but still not compareable to 
> asics.

If you're going to specify line rate pps, please get the figures right.
Line rate on GigE with minimum packet size (84 bytes including Ethernet
headers, FCS, 8 byte preamble and 12 byte IFG) is:

1,000,000,000 / (84 * 8) = 1.488 Mpps

</nitpicking>

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no




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