[svlug] slow network

N. Thomas nthomas at cise.ufl.edu
Fri Oct 25 13:53:50 PDT 2002


someone sent me this off-list:
>
> > But between the RedHat and Debian box, the transfer rate is only around
> > 100kbs. What gives?
> > 
> > As for problem #2, I have no idea what is going on. I thought it might be a
> > NIC issue, but all the network cards that touch the switch are set to full
> > duplex, and on the OpenBSD box, the NIC that hits the DSL is set to half
> > duplex (I tried FD too, that didn't do anything different).
>
> prblem #2 in my own network, I fixed by replacing switch with a hub....My
> presumption is that this is normal for a switch..?

It shouldn't be, my understanding is that as long as the NICs are full
uplex, the switches should work like a hub -- only faster since there are no
collisions.

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N. Thomas
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