> Geoff Mulligan writes:
> >Is screend running on a 486 "fast enough" to keep up at ethernet speed?
> >How about faster than a T1?
> At ethernet speeds it adds something like 2-4ms to the latency.
> Not too bad, really. Not great, but for the price it's pretty good.
I'm reluctant to believe this figure is accurate under loaded
conditions. Sure, 'ping' probably shows 2-4ms, but what happens when
39 random users are all ftp-ing the latest X11Rn release across your
internal firewall that connects both sides via ethernet?