OT: Effective Speed of 10BaseT

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Sun Nov 14 16:18:41 1999

On Nov 14, 16:37, Kevin Schoedel wrote:
> On 1999/11/14 at 12:00pm -0800, you wrote:
> >I'm wondering what the effective speed of 10Mbit Ethernet is. I've got
> >DEC 3000/300LX that just isn't giveing me the kind of Xfer rates I

> I get 14.7MB/minute, copying four PDFs totalling 22MB from a
> substantially slower Mac (603e at 180MHz) to a much slower (on-topic:-)
> DECstation 5000 (R3000 at 33MHz) running Netatalk on NetBSD 1.4.1.

But are you running over 10baseT (or 10base2) all the way? Zane's system
might take a fair performance hit because either the hub or the switch is
buffering every packet and retransmitting it.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Sun Nov 14 1999 - 16:18:41 GMT

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