[K12OSN] Slow terminals

James P. Kinney III jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Mon Aug 6 17:52:31 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 13:38 -0400, "Terrell Prudé Jr." wrote:
> 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.

OUCH!! I have only clocked an aggregate and average. Since tuxtype and
tuxmath use the same engine I suspect they will be equivalent bandwidth

Good thing I used a quad bonded gig network from the server to the gig
feeds to each classroom.  :)
> --TP
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