[hcs-d] Ethernet speed

Jason Gao jasongao.root at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 13:14:04 EDT 2009


Thanks Josh and Grant for the clarifications.

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Shiyang Cao <shiyang at shiyang.org> wrote:
> 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
>> > desk.
>> > 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
>> > curious
>> > 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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