[Scottish] Network speed testing

Allan Whiteford scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Jan 17 15:11:01 2003

Mark Robinson wrote:
> Hello S.L.U.G,
> Thanks for the pointers for the Mandrake docs.  I have another
> interesting problem that's kind of Linux related.
> One of my clients has a wireless link between two of their buildings.
> They have no idea what speed it runs at, and they're no longer in
> touch with the company that put it in. What (linux based) software is
> there for testing throughput over ethernet?  I can isolate both ends
> of the link for a short while, with a linux box directly connected to
> each end.
>  Mark
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ftp a big file and sit with a stopwatch.


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