- Oct 9, 2004Stuart-
what would be a good 8 port router or switch?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Stuart Stegall <stuart@f...>
> It could definitely be the switch. The ipx seems to have someissues
> with a lot of switches. Including some that it cannot get full-duplex
> with (you can try forcing it to full-duplex). I would assume thatthis
> is a 8port switch built into the router (well likely it is a 5, 6,or 7
> port switch ASIC + 1-3 ports that are actually VLANs off therouter's
> network interface. Many routers are done this way including theWRT54G
> (ie both ports on it are actually the same network interface theyare
> just different VLANs). While this is a interesting way to createcost,
> multiple interfaces to save a buck or two from the manufacturing
> it really probably causes more problems than it is worth.Anyways, try
> using different ports on the switch.good
> Also you might want make sure you can get bandwidth between two
> 100mbps interfaces ... should see a good 11.5MB/s between anydescent
> interfaces (tulip/intel/3com).<stuart@f...>
> You could of course try a different dedicated switch.
> rttnmutt wrote:
> > BEFSR81B
> > I measured using clock and 500 MB file and network monitor...
> > eric
> > --- In email@example.com, Stuart Stegall
> > wrote:only
> >>rttnmutt wrote:
> >>>Hi all, i've got my NSLU2 up and running on stock firm ware,
> >>>issue is that the transfer speed isn't that great (about 4problem,
> > MB/s).
> >>>Drive is a 250 GB, 7500 rpm, maxtor usb/firewire drive.
> >>>I am using a linksys 8 port router that i suspect is the
> >>>has any one noticed such issues before?
> >>Please let us know which Linksys 8pt router it is.
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