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

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Sat Jan 14 22:08:46 CST 2012

On 01/14/2012 10:32 PM, Andrew Jones wrote:
> Real world performance for unswitched 10baseT and 10base2 was determined 
> by the node count.  Large networks were miserable.

Preach it, brother.  I worked at a company once where, when I joined
them to run IT, the entire network was run off a single Asante 72-port
10baseT shared hub.  At times the collision rate would hit 50% and just
stay there for minutes at a time.

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