[hcs-d] Ethernet speed

Shiyang Cao shiyang at shiyang.org
Wed Apr 22 11:46:03 EDT 2009


yeah i'm running gigabit speeds on the server VLAN, with harvard servers..
about 100M equivalents outbound

this is all on supposedly cat 3 wiring in leverett

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 02:56, Jason Gao <jasongao.root at gmail.com> wrote:

> IIRC, all the dorms are wired for gigabit, but FAS IT keeps them at
> 10Mbit unless someone requests more bandwidth.
>
> -Jasom
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:48 AM, Zach Rait <rait at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> > Maybe I've been living under a rock (or, more likely, only in Lamont),
> but I
> > could have sworn that dorm-room Ethernet was 10Base-T as a result of
> > purportedly "inadequate wiring."  Until recently, I had been clocking in
> at
> > a little under 8 Mb/s up/down when plugged in to the jack beside my des=
k.
> > In the past several days, however, my in-room speeds have jumped
> > dramatically (see http://www.speedtest.net/result/457545991.png).  Given
> the
> > lack of any news about network infrastructure/speed upgrades, I'm curio=
us
> > whether this is just the consequence of some sort of maintenance upgrade
> for
> > Thayer or if faster Ethernet has landed everywhere.  Any reports?
> >
> > Zach
> >
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