[sclug] network performance between pC and router

Neil Haughton haughtonomous at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 12 20:11:09 UTC 2009


> [...]
> > how can I
> > check the actual transfer speed between PC and router? Is the a Linux
> tool
> > that wil do this for me?
> You need some service on the router that will generate or receive data.
> I don't know what your router's running, unfortunately.
It's a Netgear DG834G router/modem. I've no idea what software it runs I'm
afraid, although it responds to ping.

> .....
> There is, iperf. Run iperf -s on one end, and iperf -c on the other, thus:-
> alan at wopr64:~$ iperf -s

How would I run iperf on the router? I'm at a bit of a loss here.



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