10Gb iPerf kit?

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Sun Dec 7 12:32:26 UTC 2014

On 06/12/2014 20:24, Pete Mundy wrote:
> I've done loads of 1Gbit testing using the entry-level MacBook Air and a
> Thunderbolt Gigabit Ethernet adapter though, and I disagree with Saku's
> statement of 'You cannot use UDPSocket like iperf does, it just does not
> work, you are lucky if you reliably test 1Gbps'. I find iperf testing at
> 1Gbit on Mac Air with Thunderbolt Eth extremely reliable (always
> 950+mbit/sec TCP on a good network, and easy to push right to the 1gbit
> limit with UDP.

i've found that the tb gigabit ethernet adapter starts dropping udp packets
at around 600-650mbit/sec on iperf (mbp, MC976xx/A model).


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