[rescue] throughput of 10Mbit Ethernet - Re: You see a wild SPARCstation 20. What do?

Robert Novak rnovak at indyramp.com
Sat Jan 14 21:51:25 CST 2012

On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 7:41 PM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au>wrote:

> On 14/01/12 10:32 PM, Andrew Jones wrote:
>> Real world performance for unswitched 10baseT and 10base2 was determined
>> by the node count. Large networks were miserable.
> Right - wasn't sure if that was what you were alluding to. :)
> Pulled a 50-port 10/100 switch and a 16-port Gigabit switch out of the
> dumpster the other day - both Netgear. So this is what I've begun using at
> home as my machines generally have GbE (Macs). Sure beats crappy wifi.

I've been tempted by some 48+4 Cisco gigabit switches a local shop has for
$100. Right now I have two 24 port 1U (Asante and 3com) and a 48 port 1U
(Extreme) and none of them are racked or plugged in yet. Trying to come up
with some pcie 10gbe SR cards at a fair price before choosing the gear. :)

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