Re: Netperf and Sun Gigabit Ethernet

Rick Jones (
Mon, 22 Jun 1998 16:41:23 -0700

Terry Healy wrote:
> On the Gigabit side, don't rule out Alteon's "Jumbo Frames". The 9000
> MTU makes a big difference in total throughput and reduced CPU load.

We need an IEEE/IEFT standard, and buy-in from "interconnect" vendors.
Otherwise, it is a proprietary thing and as such of consderably less
value. That buy-0in from interconnect vendors has been the biggest thing
holding FibreChannel back as a network link. (opinion).

rick jones

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