[syslinux] iPXE HTTP transfer at 1000Mbps

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Sun Oct 25 02:54:49 PDT 2015

Some what In-Reply-To: <1323092879.2629413.1445740496536.JavaMail.yahoo op mail.yahoo.com>

On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 02:34:56AM +0000, Patrick Masotta via Syslinux wrote:
> Micheal Brown
> > 
> > iPXE's HTTP implementation is definitely not slow. On a Gigabit LAN, 
> > you should get the full 1000Mbps speed for HTTP downloads: a 200MB test 
> > file should transfer in under two seconds. For most practical OS boots, 
> > you won't even have time to read the text that iPXE displays on-screen.
> >
> HTTP at line speed (1Gb) on an iPXE client?
> I was never able to get anything even close to that.

Tell about your own setup.

Compare it with the other setup.

See where it differs.

Narrow the gap.

Geert Stappers

Reread https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robustness_principle

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