[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet SBus & Gigabit Ethernet Sun 420R/220R

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 23:09:40 CDT 2008

Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> On my gigabit LAN, I seem to max out usually around 20MBytes/sec.
> That's going from a Mac Pro to a Dell T105.
> Neither of them is using enough CPU to even show up during a transfer, 
> so I'm not sure why I can't get better.
> Of course, my NAS box maxes out at less than that, around 14MBytes/sec, 
> but it has a tiny 200MHz embedded CPU.
> Seems to me CPU isn't the issue, nor should the bus be an issue with my 
> Mac and my Dell, both of which have gigE on PCI Express.
> My switch is an HP 1800 24-port, which is supposed to have 48Gbit/sec of 
> bandwidth.

I get the same kind of numbers on the same model switch.  Maybe the 
switch just sucks.  I should check if there's a firmware upgrade 
available for it.

Peace...  Sridhar

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