Measure network performance of your Linkstation
today I had problems with the network speed of my Linkstation II. I
wanted to measure the network throughput between my windows station
and the Linkstation II. I didn't want to do a ftp transfer and wait
for the statistics at the end of the transmission and thus remembered
the good old "Netio". Unfortunately I found no precompiled version for
a mips-based Linux so I started my crosscompiler.
You can find the result in the zip file at
http://www.geishuettner.de/docs/Linkstation/. By the way: I found that
my network transmission didn't go higher than ~500KB/s. I found out
that my old hub didn't like the Linkstation and somehow it's auto
detect went wrong. After changing the hub everything works fine and I
have a maximum of >10000KB/s using netio and about 5MB/s when
transferring files via Samba (this is below the theoretical maximum:
but what can I do, the cpu obviously doesn't allow more than this.