I've ran out of ideas

Luke lukem at cse.unsw.EDU.AU
Thu Nov 18 19:11:19 PST 2004

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, Arne Wörner wrote:
> Hmm... Since /dev/zero delivers on my box about 100-300MByte/sec 
> (100Mbyte/sec for 512byte block size), it looks like your network driver 
> hinders the throughputting proceedings (I assume, that your other 
> network devices can handle 90Mbit/sec; no ethernet collisions, no 
> concurrency, ...). Are you sure, that Linux performs better in the same 
> setting?

I think you must mean Mbps, not MBps. If it were bytes, you would be 
saturating 2.5 gigabit links with a single connection. Not to mention 
most PCI busses.


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