[rescue] SunFastEthernet questions
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Sep 2 19:39:54 CDT 2003
On Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at 08:17 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>>>> I'm not sure I can generate enough traffic on the segment to find
>>>> Try 'ttcp' for benchmarking.
>>> Not helpful.
>> Not helpful?
> First thing I did after installing Solaris 9 was rip out all the CDE
> stuff, and I believe a lot of the tooltalk stuff goes with it. Plus,
> unless I misunderstood my cursory look at the man page, ttcp is a local
> file-copying tool...? True, I could ttcp to NFS-mounted directories.
> Except the U60 is the only machine *exporting* any nfs and it's the
> machine that's up that runs Solaris. So I don't see how I could use
> ttcp to test network transport capability.
ttcp is a general UNIX-based network throughput benchmarking tool.
I'm not talking about the ToolTalk stuff.
> I'd have set up something with nc, actually, if I had nc on minbar yet,
> which I realized today I don't.
nc...Netcat? Wow, I haven't used that in a while. What a great
program. It was written by an acquaintance of mine in the Boston area,
a brilliant fellow known as Hobbit. He rocks.
>> That's reasonable. You'd get a cool 100Mbps with a nice low
>> interrupt load if you were using FDDI, and you wouldn't need to switch
>> it. :)
> Yeah, but I have no FDDI hardware. :)
That can be solved! 8-)
> (Well, OK, babylon4 -- the E3000 -- has several GBICs installed, but I
> have nothing to connect them to and can't afford to run it anyway.)
You should send it to me.
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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