[CentOS] 10 Gbit iSCSI
pasik at iki.fi
Thu Jan 14 07:33:57 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 03:32:05PM -0800, nate wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Are there good 10Gb cards/drivers for the linux side?
> My NAS vendor has deployed many systems with Chelsio 10GbE cards
> in the field, say they are good.
> http://service.chelsio.com/ <- drivers/etc
> I have a friend who does 10GbE iSCSI testing for Broadcom, he
> recently started testing iSCSI offload for Broadcom/Linux, while
> the iSCSI(offload) stuff isn't quite so solid yet the regular
> 10GbE stuff is. I think for the most part Broadcom stuff is
> OEM these days.
Interesting. Do you know how big CPU usage difference there is offloaded
10 Gbit iSCSI is very interesting :)
> Intel recently launched a low power 10GbaseT adapter(2nd or
> 3rd generation), I haven't heard much about it but my general
> experience with Intel GbE NICs has been positive
This seems to based on the older 82598 chipset.
82599 is the newest Intel 10 Gbit chipset.
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