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Re: Vista Briefcase worse than XP?!

Subject: Re: Vista Briefcase worse than XP?!
From: Jaimie Vandenbergh
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 13:16:49 +0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt

On Thu, 06 Nov 2008 11:34:34 +0000, Dave J. <requiem@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

>In MsgID<IpWdnSh1ndCxxYzUnZ2dnUVZ8qDinZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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?

Not really. GigE is a lot cleverer about these things that 10 or
100mbit ethernet.

All machines in my testing are running at full-duplex gigabit. 

        Cheers - Jaimie
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