> Advantage of Tulip and AMD is that they perform much better in my experience
> on half duplex Ethernet than other cards because they a modified
> patented backoff scheme. Without it Linux 2.1+ tends to suffer badly from
> ethernet congestion by colliding with the own acks, probably because it
> sends too fast.
Is that real problem? If so, some strategic delay loop should do the
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