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    Debian on Zuma switch
    Contributed by Anonymous on Friday, November 09 @ 06:15:07 GMT

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    Zuma Networks are putting Debian on some of their switches, see the press release for more details.

     
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    Re: Debian on Zuma switch (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, November 10 @ 00:48:51 GMT

    i recently replaced my home fileserver hardware with an athlon 900 with an intel 100baseT network interface. I found my fileserver running debian potato could not perform more than about 4meg per second on a direct connection to my main workstation (athlon 700 w 512mb of ram running Debian as well). I tried to reset some of the IP variables in /proc to no avail.

    I have a friend that lives and breaths FreeBSD so upon his insistence gave it a shot (FreeBSD 4.4). I now get a full 9.8 meg per second which is really close to the theoretical limit.

    So my question / statement is how can they (Zuma Networks) achieve full network through put on a linux kernel ? I would personally prefer to use debian (its more inline with my personal belief’s ) but at the same time its just a tool and if my tools don’t perform i get another one.

    Anyone experience the same thing ?

    Anyone with network throughput tuning information on potato ?

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