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Date:      Wed, 15 Mar 95 10:41:39 MST
From: (Terry Lambert)
To: (Andres Vega Garcia)
Cc:        davidg@Root.COM,
Subject:   Re: Routing and Ethernet
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Andres Vega Garcia" at Mar 15, 95 02:38:07 pm

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> : David Greenman <davidg@Root.COM> wrote:
> >> The 700-800 kb/s limit for 3com509 is probably because 1) i measured this by
> > ftp
> >>transfers so actual rate can be more.2) We have here Twisted Pair made networ
> >k 
> >>which is much more slow then coax...
> >
> >   1) FTP is *not* the way to measure performance.
> 	What would be a good test?

The test depends on what you want tested.

Avoid ttcp if you want to see the effect of latency on client/server,
since it will average one latency across the entire transaction because
of the sliding window.

Otherwise, ttcp is probably what he meant.

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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