[plug] gigabit lan

Kev kdownes at tpg.com.au
Wed Jan 9 09:52:17 WST 2008

Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions) wrote:
> ----- 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.

Thanx.  I'll get some today.

Kev Downes
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