Intel 21143 Slow Network
I have a new PFSense installation. For the NIC I am using a 4 port HP based on the Intel 21143.
PFSense can see all 4 ports and loads the dc driver correctly. However when running a ping to the modem connected to the ports I am getting ping times of 3000+ ms and dropped packets. I have tried manually changing the MTU as some people have suggested. I have also tried adding```
Related or not it's not a good sign.
What NIC is it exactly? What is the rest of your hardware?
Is there anything that I am missing that could effect the performance of the NIC?
That thing is ancient
Pretty sure even the first 10base2 NIC I had could do better than 3sec ping! ;)
(though I don't think it was running an IP stack so probably couldn't ping at all)