[tulip] Help forcing to 100M

Dan Hollis goemon@anime.net
Wed, 20 Dec 2000 13:37:02 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, John Sutton wrote:
> Changing to full duplex is surely not going to make any difference to file
> transfer speeds except when you've got a simultaneous transfer in both
> directions - which is an unusual circumstance?

It does. Outgoing TCP ACKs have to fight with incoming traffic in half
duplex mode.