DEC pathworks and 3com EtherLink
PROBLEM - In systems running dec pathworks and the 3com EtherLink III adapter, the
data transfer rate fluctuates and is usually very slow.
Systems AFFECTED - All 6381 machines.
SOLUTION - Three fixes are available to solve this problem:
- The network control program (NCP.EXE) on the client and modify the transmit and
receive pipe quotas. The default is either 1 or 3. if the default is 1, change it to 3. If
the default is 3, change it to 1. This will not solve the problem completely, but it will
- Change the DECNET transport protocol to TCP/IP. The problem is only apparent in the
DECNET transport protocol.
- DEC has some new client drivers that fix this problem. They are available from DEC
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