Subject: Re: USB Ethernet interface
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/19/1999 22:44:02
"Erik E. Fair" wrote:

> USB tops out at 12 Mb/s. Ethernet is 10 Mb/s. Strikes me that USB can
> reasonably support two of these with relatively unloaded networks
> attached...

The USB protocol overhead is pretty large.  Don't count on getting any
more than 800Kbyte/s in a practical situation.


        -- Lennart