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Re: Internet II is coming...
At 05:20 PM 09-10-96 -0400, Fletcher E Kittredge wrote: >So a 10Mbps fiber ATM circuit translates, after the cell tax and >packet stredding, to 6Mbps on a real link. Is this not slow enough to >be a bottleneck? > >regards, >fletcher > > Even if a 10Mbps ATM circuit resulted in as little as a 6Mbps TCP payload, then PPP would give you about 7.2Mbps, since ATM costs you about 12% over PPP, given measured packet size distributions from FIX West. Is this not slow enough to be a bottleneck? --Kent - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -