On 4/26/06, Jonathan Horne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > a few years back, i had a gigabit fiber switch, and 2 intel gigabit fiber > cards that i put in my 2 fastest computers (at the time, dual p3 1000 and > dual p3 933). they both had 10k rpm ultra160 SCSI drives. the fastest i > could get for continuous transfer (i made some gigantic zip files containing > several .iso files) was about 250mbit.
No wonder, really. I bet that hard drives were the bottleneck. Today 2-3 cheap SATA drives can easily saturate gigabit links. And if you enable jumbo frames, then CPU will be idle on large file transfers. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"