[lug] Network Question
David L. Anselmi
anselmi at anselmi.us
Tue Oct 7 22:47:34 MDT 2008
John Hernandez wrote:
> You may find that full duplex fast-e is plenty fast, particularly
> coming from wifi. I'd start by running one cat6 from a desktop to the
> existing Netgear switch and disabling the wireless adapter. I suspect
> you'll be plenty happy with the results, and if so, cable the
> remaining desktops. You can always drop in a new switch Gig-e switch
> down the road if your NAS bottlenecks on fast-e. Graph the load on
> the NAS ethernet interface to help you determine if it's time for a
> Gig-e switch.
Exactly. Measure first then optimize. “Premature optimization is the
root of all evil”.
This is a good thread. Thanks!
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