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Date:      Wed, 15 Mar 95 10:41:39 MST
From:      terry@cs.weber.edu (Terry Lambert)
To:        Andres.Vega_Garcia@sophia.inria.fr (Andres Vega Garcia)
Cc:        davidg@Root.COM, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Routing and Ethernet
Message-ID:  <9503151741.AA13465@cs.weber.edu>
In-Reply-To: <199503151338.OAA12465@django.inria.fr> 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
					terry@cs.weber.edu
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