High speed access

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Fri Jul 6 16:51:51 UTC 2001

On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 09:53:19AM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> symetric 11 Mbps sounds...goofy.  especially if based on 802.11b,
> which utilizes a broadcast mechanism.  besides, i've yet to meet
> *anyone* who got past about 2/3 of the theoretical "bandwidth" of
> 802.11b.  imho, it's the spinal tap of the networking era (it "goes to
> 11", but is actually just a rumor and sort of made up).

I believe you will find 802.11b performs about as well, on average,
as 10 meg shared ethernet.  

Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org
Systems Engineer - Internetworking Engineer - CCIE 3440
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