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Date:      Fri, 27 Nov 1998 17:16:50 -0500
From:      "Patrick Seal" <patseal@hyperhost.net>
To:        "Eddie Irvine" <eirvine@tpgi.com.au>
Cc:        "FBSDQ" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: NIC Speed
Message-ID:  <000001be1a53$a1c1e840$0200a8c0@asus.hyperhost.net>
In-Reply-To: <365F2198.5B88564D@tpgi.com.au>

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Thanks! It was on Full Duplex, I put it only half, but now it's only on
average 85kb/s?

thanks again,

Patrick Seal
patseal@hyperhost.net

Hyperhost
Web Hosting and Design
http://www.hyperhost.net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eddie Irvine [mailto:eirvine@tpgi.com.au]
> Sent: Friday, November 27, 1998 5:03 PM
> To: Patrick Seal
> Cc: FBSDQ
> Subject: Re: NIC Speed
>
>
> Patrick Seal wrote:
> >
> > I have a rather strange problem.  I have 3 computers:
> > a - freebsd 2.2.7       /NE3000 NIC
> > b - Win98               /NE3000 NIC (same as above)
> > c - Win98               /Old Intel 8/16 (freebsd recognizes
> it as an AT&T Starlan)
> >
> > I have a crossover cable that I just switch between different
> computer to
> > transfer files/connect to the internet
> >
> > a<->b average transfer speed 10k/sec  with FTP
> > a<->c average transfer speed 750k/sec with FTP
> >
> > Why would it be so slow between the same EXACT NICs that are newer?
>
> Get out the MS-DOS setup program that came with the card and
> check the duplexing. I set things to half duplex.
>
> Eddie.
>


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