[OpenAFS] bandwidth requirements

Dan Pritts danno@internet2.edu
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 01:48:24 -0400

On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 04:35:18PM -0700, David Bear wrote:
> We will be deploying a laptop with a wireless broadband card in it,
> using Verizon's service.  The spec sheet from verizon specifies
> 400-700 kpbs with bursts up to 2 mbp.

As others have mentioned that's plenty of bandwidth (all things

I bet your real problem will be latency - the cellphone based ip
networking i've used in the past suffers from all sorts of buffering,
ping times were highly variable.  The good news is that AFS caching
will help lots.