Help! FreeBSD: 88.78 KBps, Linux: 624.95 KBps
Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
almarrie at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 08:17:03 UTC 2007
On 7/11/07, Norbert Papke <fbsd-ml at scrapper.ca> wrote:
> On July 10, 2007, Kyrre Nygård wrote:
> > Hello.
> > My friend is switching to Linux because FreeBSD is failing on him.
> > When downloading a file from a FreeBSD box and a Linux box on the same
> > network, the FreeBSD box got 88.78 KBps whereas the Linux got 624.95
> > Kbps. I have no idea what's wrong, but my man isn't really into good
> > information design (e.g. taking something complex and making it easy),
> > so his system is a mess. Maybe some of you can help me locate where the
> > problem's at?
> Are we comparing apples to oranges?
> 88.78 KBps (kilo bytes per second) = 710.24 Kbps (kilo bits per second)
> If this is true, then the FreeBSD box is faster :)
Nice catch Norbert, and good reading eyes ;)
-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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