[tulip] What kind of throughput...

Cy llucius@tiny.net
Fri, 14 Jul 2000 13:04:54 -0500

That's much better.  Netperf certainly makes one feel much better.  I
consistently get over 93Mb/s as well.  Not THAT I like!

BTW:  That running netserver on the Win2k box and netperf on the linux box.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Jorgensen [mailto:alhaz@xmission.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 10:18 AM
> To: Cy
> Cc: tulip@scyld.com
> Subject: Re: [tulip] What kind of throughput...
> >
> > ...should be expected from a full duplex 100Mb link?  I realize
> that MANY
> > things factor in and I'm not really looking for exact numbers, just a
> > general idea.  For instance, ftping a file from Linux to Win2k,
> I get around
> > 7MB/s or 56Mb/s.  Is that good?  Anyway to get it better?
> 	FTP is a poor test. So is a beta operating system from Microsoft.
> 	in clean tests (ie closed segment, nothing else going on) with the
> .92 driver, I was able to acheive 93mbps regularly using lite-on based
> Netgear cards.
> 	ttcp is very popular, personally i prefer netperf. go look at
> www.netperf.net -- it's a network throughput testing daemon maintained as
> free software by hewlett packard.
>  - Eric