How to verify speed of a 1Gb/s network?

Mike Tancsa mike at
Thu Apr 27 01:06:11 UTC 2006

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 20:16:06 -0700 (PDT), in
sentex.lists.freebsd.questions you wrote:

>How can I verify that a 1Gb/s network is indeed
>operating at its optimal speed? I tried this:

There are some useful tools in /usr/src/tools/tools/netrate/ to
generate a lot of traffic.   Also, /usr/ports/benchmarks/iperf


Mike Tancsa, Sentex communications
Providing Internet Access since 1994
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