[Scottish] Network speed testing

Colin McKinnon scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Jan 17 15:27:01 2003

Allan Whiteford wrote:

>ftp a big file and sit with a stopwatch.
Experience suggests that this is not such a bad idea. Both FTP and SMB 
transfers seem to have relatively low overhead. For the best possible 
result, try with lots of different sizes and extrapolate a little. (you 
can't beat a good bit of extraploation for justifying your results).