On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 08:10:03AM -0600, Eric Diamond wrote:
Tuesday, April 20, 2004 3:55 AM Andy Green added:
> > What units are you using? Mo/sec is not one I'm familiar with.
> Octet, it's used for byte in Francophone countries.
Ah! I see said the blnd man...
So that means Sébastien was seeing 5 MegaBytes per second vs. 11
MegaBytes per second. By my math (and I'm only approximating link
overhead) that's 50+ MegaBits per second vs. 110+ MegaBits per second.
To me, that sounds like the difference between 100Mbps at half and full
If I understand it full duplex does not double the download speed.
But rather upload can progress at the same time as download. This
can be useful for a file-server where my reads do not conflict with
your writes (on the network wire).
For download the ACK packets can flow without interrupting the
up/download. Thus it can be possible to approach the theoretical
bit rate in any one direction.
Am I confused?
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