Re: How is bandwidth calculated?
On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 12:04:01PM +0200, Terje Krogdahl wrote:
> However, on the wire data is transmitted with the headers, so it
> should really be 2128 packets * 1498 bytes = 3187744, which becomes
> 3187744*8/5 = 5100390 bits/sec. Should there be an option to print the
> data including headers? This concerns me, since I'm using iperf to test
> network hardware.
BTW, does the same apply to headers for TCP streams? I.e., the
bandwidth is calculated *without* the headers? In that case, is there
an easy way of figuring out how many packets were used, so that the
overhead can be added manually?
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