[lug] transfer rates on 10mb ethernet

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Tue Nov 9 16:05:30 MST 1999

"Michael J. Hammel" wrote:
> I noticed something today.  I was ftp'ing an 8mb file from one box at home
> to another using 10Mb/sec ethernet (thinnet, ie the coaxial cable stuff).  On
> one end I had an old ISA WD8003 card, on the other a newer 10/100 PCMCIA
> card.  Ftp reported:
> 8240199 bytes received in 25.2 secs (3.2e+02 Kbytes/sec)

How fast are the computers in question?  At work the highest speed I've seen on
our 486-66 (using a WD8003) is about 3-400K/second.


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