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What are the imlications of having different TCP Chimey Offload settings?

I have a SQL Server (2008 R2) WSFC on Windows Server 2008 R2 on which I am experiencing some storage latency between the OS and SAN. The SAN admin has noted that the SAN is experiencing very little ...
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Disable TCP-Offloading {completely, generically and easily}

I want to disable tcp-offloading ("TOE") on my debian servers. ethtool -K ..... I have some wishes, though: Integrate it cleanly into debian This reads: no rc.local, I would also like to avoid ...
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tcpdump: snaplen set to 0 but still get “Packet size limited during capture”?

Due to this problem, I'm going to sniff some packets on the MySQL server backend to see what happens: # tcpdump -vv -s0 -c 100 -i bond0 tcp port 3306 and host 192.168.3.87 -w ...
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Gigabit NIC with TCP offload and open driver

I'm looking for a gigabit Ethernet adapter with a TCP offload engine that will work nicely with a modern Linux kernel. Due to the way patches and updates are handled, I really need one that has an ...