On Sonntag, M=E4rz 17, 2002, at 11:28 Uhr, speedy2 wrote:
> What throughput have people seen when using wired Ethernet interfaces?
> 802.11b supports 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 5.5Mbps and 11Mbps. If users aren't=20
> more than say 4Mbps, there is no reason why the link speed shouldn't =
> set to greater than 5.5Mbps as it would save power and the Newton=20
> be able to saturate it.
Whilst I have seen fairly good peak throughput (judging by the bandwidth=20=
LEDs on my hub, a measure which is notoriously unreliable!), the real=20
limiting factor is the performance of actually doing something with what=20=
one has transferred. I believe that putting data on a store or=20
retrieving data from a store is limited to a few 10s of K Bytes per=20
second. Limiting the wireless interface to 1 Mbps is unlikely to reduce=20=
the perceived performance!
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