--On 18. november 2005 0:25 -0600 Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> From: "Sasa Stupar" <sasa at stupar dot homelinux dot net>
>> --On 17. november 2005 18:38 -0500 "Bryan K. Brayton"
>> <bryan at sonicburst dot net> wrote:
>>> Well, my psychic sense tells me he's running a Pentium 166 Mhz in that
>>> deskpro, running on a 66 MHz bus...
>>> Strangely, my esp fails me trying to read his NIC manufacturers though
>> All three NIC's are Realtek 8139 series.
> Well, the CPU is a fairly weak starting point. You are also light on
> memory. However, the network cards are the killer. They are the nic
> equivalent of a WinModem. All of the "heavy lifting" is done by the CPU.
> If you bump the memory up to 128 meg, and replace the nics with Intel
> http://www.directron.com/8460c.html or
> bk&txtMfgPartNo=&nCategorySubID=125&txtSiteTrack=pw I would bet your
> throughput will go up significantly. Perhaps even double.
I was suspecting that the NIC are the issue. I think memory is not since
when I look at the system info it shows only 40% of used memory.