distributed performance test

Sean Hinde sean.hinde@REDACTED
Mon Apr 25 18:34:35 CEST 2005

> The devlinuxpro2 Linux server was indeed running eth0 in 100BaseTX 
> half-duplex mode.
> After I set the interface to full-duplex, and rebooted, the speed 
> tests ran as expected.
> Regards,
> Serge
> P.S. The only question I have remaining is why would half-duplex 
> setting not have any speed impact on a single client talking to a 
> synchronous server, but only on multiple clients...

Well, I guess that a single client is actually only exercising half of 
a duplex. There is never any time when traffic wants to flow both ways 
at the same time.


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