netgear gigabit tuning
jes at linuxcare.com
Mon Apr 16 17:14:57 EDT 2001
Send ALL responses to the acenic list and NOT my private mailbox!
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Black <cblack at eragen.com> writes:
Chris> On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 10:47:15PM +0200, Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> I'd be highly surprised if the NetGear switch supports Jumbo frames,
>> hence the transfer problem.
Chris> But shouldn't I be able to use a slightly larger mtu? What should
Chris> I set the mtu at?
Most Ethernet switches only support the default MTU size.
>> What kinda of application are you using on what kinda hardware?
Chris> Using pftp <www.pftp.de> to do file transfer on large files (30GB
Chris> files). But the results I got were from a bandwidth test that
Chris> pftp offers. Any suggestions on network tuning?
pftp is likely to be a bad benchmark unless it does in fact set proper
socket buffers and does large write()'s. Admittedly I don't know pftp
well, but anything that has the word 'ftp' in it's name gives me bad
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf
More information about the Beowulf