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Re: NetBSD network speed under VMware ESXi

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 10:15:56PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On 27 Oct 2008, at 22:03, Joel Carnat wrote:
> >Using FTP, the NetBSD VM was able to transfer the netbsd kernel file  
> >and
> >i386cd.iso at 5.39 MiB/s (according to ftp(1)).
> ftp(1) (and any other FTP client) is not an appropriate network  
> benchmark.
> Especially not under VMware because the disk access is slow (at least in
> my experiences with my VMware server).

FWIW I've done measurements using ftp to tranfser a sparse file
to /dev/null - which removes most of the disk traffic...


David Laight:

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