[rescue] SunFastEthernet questions

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Sep 2 17:41:27 CDT 2003

>Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 17:12:32 -0500
>From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] SunFastEthernet questions
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>On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>> Ftp putting from my p200mmx running Solaris for Intel to my
>> Ulta 60 through a 2924XL switch I was able to push 4660KB/sec on a
>> 8 Meg file.
>And after setting them to 100/full you'll probably get about double that.

They are at 100/full via autonegotiate... I checked my 2924XL.. there
are three ports in use currently... and all are at 100/full.

>> Doesn't seem bad to me...
>It does to me.
>> What is a good way of benchmarking the max throughput ?
>FTP is a good benchmark because it uses TCP streams and relatively
>little CPU.

Yes, but isn't the protocol exchange got more overhead and smaller
transfers than other protocols ???

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Curtis Wilbar
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