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A Method to Reduce PCI Read Transactions Generated by PCI NIC Drivers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008436D
Publication Date: 2002-Jun-13

Publishing Venue

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for tuning a PCI network adapter device driver so that it greatly reduces the number of reads generated on the PCI bus. Benefits include a throughput that can be constantly and accurately monitored.