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I used the EMAC example (PA_emacExample_exampleProjec) as a basis to application that send & receive packets from the EVM board to an external PC.
The application is working fine, but the performance is very poor… the packet send & receive rates are very low (less than 100 packets per second).
I am getting this message: “No Tx free descriptor” although I increased the number of descriptors significantly.
I found that the problem is maybe related to the SGMII configuration. When I configure port 1 (Init_SGMII function) similar to the loopback configuration in the EMAC example , the packets send rate is good (of course the packets are not arriving to the external PC).
What can be the cause of this performance degradation?
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In reply to Yatsir Shmueli:
DO you have the setup in a local network. If you have a lot of traffic in the network, that might slow the performance.
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In reply to ArunMani:
The C6678 EVM is connected to 2 CPU through network switch, and all the packets/data in the network are sending from the EVM or to the EVM - but in very low rates.
The performance is poor even if I’m disconnecting the network cable to the EVM (in transmit from EVM mode).
I think that something in my configuration is wrong… but it’s based on the EMAC example (PA_emacExample_exampleProjec).
I’m seeing the same behavior in the EMAC example:
When I’m changing the MAX_NUM_PACKETS define to:
#define MAX_NUM_PACKETS 10000u
and configure the SGMII (in “Init_SGMII” function) to:
// CSL_SGMII_enableLoopback (macPortNum);
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