[CentOS] Broadcom chips: TOE or no TOE?

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Oct 8 00:24:50 UTC 2009


nate wrote:
> Florin Andrei wrote:
> 
>> Any luck with proprietary drivers? Any problems those drivers may cause
>> with bonding?
> 
> I don't think there are proprietary drivers for broadcom NICs,
> about 5 years ago there was proprietary fault tolerance drivers
> but I don't see them now.

Right, I was thinking of the stuff on their site, as opposed to what 
comes with the distro. I forgot it's open source anyway.

> I think there is some support for the iSCSI offload onto some of
> their NICs depending on driver, but not aware of anything for
> the full TCP stack.

All I do is 802.3ad bonding and jumbo frames. No iSCSI.

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Florin Andrei

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