Cap on network speed in CURRENT?
luked at pobox.com
Tue Jun 1 17:29:50 PDT 2004
>> I've got a 100Mbps LAN with ethernet cards that should be capable of using
>> it, yet the highest transfer rates I seem to be able to get out of my
>> FreeBSD box are 260KB/s receiving and 341KB/s sending with around 200KB/s
>> being more normal.
> On a LAN, buffer size has minimal effect except at very high speeds.
> Without tuning, two 5.x boxes with gigabit interfaces connected to a
> Cisco 6513 switch (one 5/10/04 and one 2/20/04) reached 187Mbps in
> iperf. You're problems symptoms sound like duplex mismatch or bad
> hardware to me.
> -- Brooks
I've forced both full and half duplexing and gotten the same results both
ways. I certainly won't rule out bad hardware. I just don't know how to
Would disabling "witness" help? I've read that "witness" can slow down
some things, but I don't know if network speed is one of them.
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