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Date:      Sat, 6 May 95 17:21:18 MDT
From:      terry@cs.weber.edu (Terry Lambert)
To:        brian@mediacity.com (Brian Litzinger)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: tcp performance tool?
Message-ID:  <9505062321.AA25511@cs.weber.edu>
In-Reply-To: <m0s7ZB3-000rdTC@easynet.com> from "Brian Litzinger" at May 5, 95 07:01:05 pm

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> It seems that when I changed from ISA SMC Ultra Elite to a
> DEC PCI ethernet card, I took quite a hit in network performance?
> 
> Is there are tool or strategy I could use to measure the relative
> performance of each card?
> 
> Also, I've noticed the CP (collision) indicator on my ST-500 Lanview
> lighting up quite a bit lately.

You might want to check heartbeat status on the card; a lot of DEC
equipment likes it, while most other equipment on the face of the
Earth hates it horribly.

If you are at a mostly DEC equipment site, you may want to actually have
it on.


					Terry Lambert
					terry@cs.weber.edu
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