[K12OSN] Slow terminals

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Aug 6 17:38:33 UTC 2007

James P. Kinney III wrote:
> Theoretically, a 1Gbit Nic _should_ handle about 700Mb/s using standard
> ethernet (can't do jumbo frames in 100Mb). You are at the upper edge of
> that limit with 54 clients running. Figure in at least 7Mb/s per client
> just for resting state screen draws. If there is activity (all of the
> games - childsplay, gcompris, tuxmath, tuxtype - are real bandwidth hogs
> and can eat 20Mb/s for each instance).
In support of James's point here, TuxType will actually eat even
more--as high as 73Mb/sec per instance.


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