Subject: Re: netbsd -> netbsd performance problems?
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/21/1995 11:00:50
> I'm running a pair of NetBSD systems that are nearly connected to each other,
> and I've noticed the following:
> When they're on ethernet together, they're fast (~300k/s).
> When one of them talks to a linux box through ethernet, it's fast (~300k/s).
> When one of them talks to a linux box through ppp, it's tolerable (~1.5k/s on
> a 14.4 line).
> When one of them talks to the other *through* the linux box, it's horrid
> (~3k/minute), and I get 10-15 second lags on telnet connections.
> They're both okay to decent even talking to machines halfway across the Net.
> Am I missing something obvious?
I have seen some serious performance problems using Linux over
the net. Just generally bad performance. I had a couple installed
in some remote offices and I was never happy with it. I ripped linux
out and replaced it with NetBSD and all my problems magically