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Re: gigabit with the nslu2? and hub question

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  • manutremo
    I think that what will be the bottlenek will be the processor. CPU power is quite high for communicating at gigabyte speed. I have installed a gigabyte NIC in
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 26, 2006
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      I think that what will be the bottlenek will be the processor. CPU
      power is quite high for communicating at gigabyte speed.

      I have installed a gigabyte NIC in an old laptop with a i386 266 MHz,
      and it was only capable of giving up to 5-6 Mb/s, so not much more
      than the NSLU2.



      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "Jeremy" <jeremy@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > > It's probably not worth the cost to put a gigabit usb adaptor on
      the NSLU2
      > -
      > > but do search the archives for this and the nslu2-linux groups;
      this has
      > > been discussed before.
      >
      >
      > I'll do a search on the group - but it seems like the linksys
      USB1000 isn't
      > very expensive (40$?)
      > and if they make a linux driver.. then all the better.
      > But does the usb 2 bottleneck a gigabit connection?
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