Dave Burke wrote:
> The mean connection for a v.90 modem is about 44 kilo bits per second,
> which when translated to bytes is 5.5 kilo bytes per second.
> Now thats your full bandwidth, you must cater for the TCP/IP over head
TCP/IP overhead accounts for about 10% of the traffic passing over a given
link, + or - a little, although this can vary due to things like packet
header or datalink compression and so forth.
> Does this make sense? I think it's right, but someone may well tell me I'm
> talking crap............time for caffine methinks..........
No - it's all fine. No need to be so self-effacing.
Dermot Gorman wrote:
> Have I set something up incorrectly or is this typical of an evening time
Ah, another misconception in the making: the fallacy that the number of
people logged in affects the quality of the modem connection. Not true,
folks: it doesn't matter whether you have 1 or 100 people logging in.
4.4kbytes/sec on a v.90 modem is fairly respectable, and probably well
reflects the quality of your phone line (no comments about this, please,
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