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    Phoronix: Freescale Ethernet Driver Unlocks A Big Performance Improvement

    The Freescale "FEC" Ethernet driver used by select i.MX SoCs will be seeing better performance on the next kernel release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-5.8-FEC-Speed

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    Big performance improvement, now the link detected/removed actions will be way faster =).
    If someone would try to use non-interrupt driven transfers with an FEC I would expect some decent increases in packet loss, given how buggy this thing is. The joys of being an embedded dev...

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    • #3
      Oooh nice. The i.MX6-based Utilite has never managed gigabit speeds and I have verified this with iperf. I gather this is down to bus limitations but I wonder whether this will help at all.

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