[tulip] Help forcing to 100M

Rob Torop rob.torop@verizon.net
Wed, 20 Dec 2000 16:55:29 -0500

John Sutton wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, you wrote:
> > I have a linksys LNE100TX NIC.  I've noticed that my network is kind of
> > slow, and that I am only getting 27mb/s on file transfers (all NICS are
> > 100M).  To eliminate other sources of error, I tested by connecting two
> > machines using a crossover cable and got the same performance (i..e. no
> > hubs, switches, etc involved in the test).
> If that's 27mbits/sec on a 100mhz connection, that's not bad!  I've never had
> more than 40mbs, using FTP, and get about 15mbs over NFS ;-(

That's what it is -- I was thinking that was disappointing, and coupled with the
fact that my NIC seems to be working too slowly, I was hoping for a speedup.
OTOH, as a test, I tried a 2Mbyte ftp at a system at work and got 4Mbit/s under
AFS ...