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Re: Ramfs and Cachless Networking.

On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 10:44:05AM -0400, igor@ta2000.dyndns.org wrote:
> I set up my 2 computers with ramfs and put some files in those dirs.
> Now, I wanted to test my networking to see how fast it would work with
> files sitting in RAM. This way I could tell the capabilities of my
> network and its bandwidth capabilities.
> I tried to use scp, but I guess it was caching the info somewhere because
> I was getting the same transfer speeds as from HDs.

Wouldn't this be because hard drives are fast and the network is slow? Just
a guess, but I know I'd be very unhappy if my hard drive had less bandwidth
than my network connection.
David Roundy

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