[lug] transfer rates on 10mb ethernet

Michael J. Hammel mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
Tue Nov 9 17:34:12 MST 1999

Thus spoke Jeffrey B. Siegal
> Calvin Dodge wrote:
> > > 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.
> The test I posted a little while ago (at about 720K/sec) was between a 486-100
> (with wd8003) and a very, very fast system over 10 megabit ethernet.  Pretty
> clearly the 486 is the bottleneck here.  If your system is slower than a
> 486-100 (and most 486's were), then something like 300-400K seems about right.

One end is a 400Mhz K6, the other is a Pentium II 200.  I don't think its
the processors on either end.  Something else aint right.
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