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Date:      Fri, 10 Feb 1995 06:01:16 +0200 (SAT)
From:      John Hay <>
To: (Ron Minnich)
Subject:   Re: enet throughput
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Ron Minnich" at Feb 9, 95 08:24:54 pm

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I think the Ethernet performance also depend on the type of card, I use
mostly SMC Elite Ultra cards and I get ~1088kbytes/second on 66MHz 486s.
That is using FreeBSD 1.1.5 or 2.X and the ttcp test program.

I have a notebook, (33 MHz 486, FBSD 2.0) that use a 3C509 and the
performance is bad.

John Hay --
> freebsd enet performance doesn't look too good down here. 
> from freebsd -> irix i see 700 kbytes/sec. This is using 3c509s, isa bus, 
> p90 systems, the 12/22/94 snap.
> from freebsd -> freebsd i see 200 kbytes/second. Linux on similar boxes, 
> same cards, sees 980 according to a friend. 
> Any hints to me (i don't read -questions) would be welcome.
> (besides "convert to linux" i mean)
> Ron Minnich                |We can think of C++ as the Full Employment Act 
> |for Programmers. After all, with each compiler
> (609)-734-3120             |version change, you have to rewrite all your code.

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