[atlas] 1000Base-T not supported?
Chris Elliott chelliot at pobox.com
Wed Aug 7 23:08:56 CEST 2013
On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, Philip Homburg wrote: > Hi Tore, > > On 2013/08/07 13:19 , Tore Anderson wrote: > > Today I was struggling to get a v3 probe (TP-Link) connected to my > > network, the link just wouldn't come up. On a whim I tried connecting it > > to a tri-rate 10/100/100Base-T device, and lo and behold - it came > > alive! Only 100Mb, though. > Yes, probes are 10/100 only. These days it is even mentioned in the FAQ :-) > > (wonders what the advantage is of 1Gbps-only ports) > > Is it really the case that the probes don't support 1GbE? The probe has > > «150Mb» printed on it, which strikes me as rather odd if it's limited > > upwards to 100Mb. 100M full-duplex, thus 200M throughput! :-) Maybe the Wifi is technically 150 Mbps? There is also a 3G/4G switch on > the probe. Chinese marketing? Indeed, 802.11n with a 40M wide channel maxes out at 150M. I'll guarantee you'll get higher throughput via wired and lower latency and jitter, plus far fewer hassles. Plug it in and walk away. I'm hoping/expecting that RIPE never supports wireless in these probes. Chris. > Philip > > -- Chris Elliott chelliot at pobox.com -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <https://www.ripe.net/ripe/mail/archives/ripe-atlas/attachments/20130807/71168e3e/attachment.html>