[rescue] throughput of 10Mbit Ethernet - Re: You see a wild SPARCstation 20. What do?
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sun Jan 15 23:10:30 CST 2012
On 15/01/12 11:40 PM, Mouse wrote:
>>>> i recall sun saying that an ss1+ could route 10bt at wire speed...
>>> "Wire speed" in that era was 500-1000 kilobits per second of actual
>>> throughput on a 10 mbps network.
> That's not my experience, excepting broken hardware, a busy shared
> medium, or severely underpowered machines (way more so than a 1+).
>> I don't remember it that way. 10B2 could put through at least
>> 3Mbit/sec in a protocol like FTP - unless I am experiencing
> My experience has been that a nominally-10megabit technology, whether
> 10base5, 10base2, or 10baseT, tops out at about 1Mbyte/sec, measured at
> the TCP-payload level. ...
Well, that's about twice as fast as the 3Mbit/sec I quoted above, but I
have no doubt you're right on that ceiling.
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