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Re: Vista Briefcase worse than XP?!

Subject: Re: Vista Briefcase worse than XP?!
From: Dave J.
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 11:34:34 +0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt
In MsgID<[email protected]> on Wed, 05 Nov
2008 08:24:23 +0000, in uk.comp.homebuilt, 'Alex Fraser' wrote:

>> The Apples and the Linux box get 20-40meg/second to the NAS. I'm
>> guessing it's some sort of dissent between the Linux that runs the NAS
>> and Cygwin's sockets. 
>
>I'm no expert on Cygwin's internals, but from what I do know about 
>network programming on Unix systems and Windows, I'd expect sockets to 
>have a fairly thin wrapper; there's no obvious reason for such dissent 
>at that level.
>
>Could it be some kind of version conflict?

Sorry to come out with obvious (and therefore most likely already
eliminated) ideas but don't different OSs sometimes force particular
combinations of speed and duplex settings onto their NICs?

Dave J.

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