Slow networking on NOVA-vbox

Igor freescalereg at ...129...
Wed Feb 17 22:48:20 CET 2016

17.02.2016, 21:21, "Josef Söntgen" <josef.soentgen at ...1...>:
> Hi,
> * Igor <freescalereg at ...129...> [2016-02-17 20:55:30 +0300]:
>>  I normally have 100 Mbps Internet, but on Nova-vbox it was initially
>>  about 10 Mbps. I revisited all network chain from iPXE Intel driver
>>  up to vbox/network.cpp. Ripped some (unneccessary for me) code from
>>  nic_drv, increased vbox prioprity to -1 (works great), use virtio
>>  instead of Intel PRO/1000, disable UART logging (on low level though).
>>  As a result, the best speed I've seen was about 25 Mbps while on my
>>  base Windows 7 I have exactly 100 Mbps in vbox for any guest.
> There were issues with certain Intel nics that are fixed on the current
> master branch [1]. Please give this commit a try.
> [1]
> Regards
> Josef

Hi Josef!

I already have this commit, so it does not work for me. But it seems you gave me the right direction because some control bits used in iPXE driver either does not exist or even have different purpose for my cadr (I217-V btw).



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