[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
> The company friendly elec has decided to do so:
> 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,
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.
crowd-funded eco-conscious hardware: https://www.crowdsupply.com/eoma68
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