[plug] gigabit lan

Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions) daniel at flashware.net
Wed Jan 9 09:45:48 WST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kev" <kdownes at tpg.com.au>
To: <plug at plug.org.au>
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: [plug] gigabit lan

> Gregory Orange wrote:
>> Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions) wrote:
>>> What I see as the begging question though, is what brand is the 
>>> switch? I've noted the same thing for a client using a cheap'ish 
>>> TP-Link 16 port GB switch..
>>> Do you have another gigabit switch you could borrow to try, even if 
>>> its just to connect the 2 machines in question?
>> Or even grab a crossover cable and connect the machines directly to 
>> each other.
> Ok, did that.  The speed did increase ever-so slightly.  Typically 
> oscillating between about 14 and 27 Mbytes/sec according to gkrellm.  
> Mostly around about 21 Mbytes/sec.  Do you think I could expect 
> significant improvement if I used cat6 cables?
> Many Thanks
> Kev

I would think so.

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