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Date:      Thu, 28 Nov 1996 12:45:17 -0800
From:      Tim Baird <tim@print.gfmurray.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: tcp/ip on ethernet problem
Message-ID:  <1.5.4.32.19961128204517.0069c948@print.gfmurray.com>

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At 11:46 PM 11/27/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 23:44:55 -0500
>>To: Tim Baird <tim@print.gfmurray.com>
>>From: Guy Silliman <mgpr@ptd.net>
>>Subject: Re: tcp/ip on ethernet problem
>>
>>At 03:53 PM 11/27/96 -0800, you wrote:
>>
>>>NT box?  When you say that it "works fine", what do you mean?  Are referring
>>>to the TCP/IP performance between the NT box and the gateway, or are you
>>>talking about other protocols used between hosts connected via the same hub
>>>(ie. IPX/SPX, NetBEUI)
>>>
>>>If you are talking about other protocols -- say IPX, the windowing
>>>capability of IPX is much more forgiving in a 1/2 duplex situation...
>>>
>>>What about the TCP/IP performance between the NT box and the FBSD box?
>>>
>>
>>   I am talkin pure tcp/ip stuff...the nt box can access the internet
>through the gate without any trouble... it is to be a proxy server once it
>is all set up, but for now it is just a machine sitting there.  If I ping
>the .254 gate from the nt box I get immediate and consistant replies.  

What is the ping/ftp/whatever performance between the NT box and the FBSD
box?  Are you able to swap the ethernet cards between these two boxes and
compare?

>>
>>Guy
>>
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Tim Baird

Dominus Fecit
"The Lord Made"

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