[OT-ish] nfs v. samba

Eric S. Johansson esj at harvee.org
Sun Oct 30 18:14:15 UTC 2005

Todd Slater wrote:

> Actually, I'm running wireless now, but I wasn't expecting such a
> performance hit! I'm getting between 3.10 and 3.43 Mbits/sec. This is
> over a D-Link DI-624 wireless router and a laptop with a 802.11b card.

this is normal for an 802.11g link.  you can expect 1/2 - 1/3 of the 
listed speed at best.  check your packet loss as you wander around, use 
a 2.4ghz phone, or microwave.

want a good network link?  start with wires.

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