[Arm-netbook] Once upon a time you suggested building an opensource router

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Sun Dec 29 03:06:55 GMT 2019

On Sunday, December 29, 2019, David Niklas <doark at mail.com> wrote:

> Hi luke,
> I don't think that you created one because it would have not been capable
> of 1000Mb ethernet, though most people in the US have 100Mb or less
> internet.
> The company friendly elec has decided to do so:
> https://www.friendlyarm.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=274
> A brief overview:
> H3/H5 powered 512MB RAM.
> Advertised as gigabit capable, but not actually able to do this with just
> TX: 230Mbps and RX 334Mbps on the second port (the first runs at almost
> the correct speed).

how the heck did they manage _not_ to achieve full gigabit throughput on a
router? moo? :)

> Thought you would be interested,
> David
only in a horrified-fascinated kind of way :)

did they wire up a USB2-ETH IC or something? those numbers sound like they
sourced a GbE USB2 chip.  USB2 of course maxing out at 480mbps.


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