[rescue] Re: Why is everyone so OSX happy? (Phil Stracchino)

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Fri Apr 11 15:24:47 CDT 2003

Actually, AFAIK the Apple 10/100/1000 NIC on (at least) the TiG4 was 
designed by Sun, and is _extremely_ similar to their implementation for 

> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 15:30:16 -0400
> From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Why is everyone so OSX happy?
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> On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 02:42:25AM -0500, Kevin wrote:
>>And speaking of hardware the gigabyte portion of the NIC is
>>mostly software based, at least according to Apple Support. 
>>And they do not support Jumbo frames on a normal box, even if
>>you buy a NIC that does.  They only do Jumbo Frames on an
>>Xserve, once again this is according to Apple Support.
> What's the point of supporting jumbo frames on your servers if you don't
> support them on your clients?

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