Re: Ramfs and Cachless Networking.
On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 10:44:05AM -0400, email@example.com 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.