Speed Testing and Throughput testing

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Wed Nov 4 22:54:14 CST 2009


On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 06:49:05AM -0600, Jason Biel wrote:
> Linux always worked best for us as well, was easy running a livecd with
> laptops.  We found that two windows XP machines, same identical hardware and
> OS load yielded different registry settings (or lack thereof) for TCP Window
> setting.

I would have thought that (netperf's) UDP tests were more appropriate
than TCP for testing link speed. Am I missing the point?





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