Oct 082008
 

openSUSE and SUSE Linux sets default values for some of the network related Kernel parameters. While these are certainly not something that reduces the performance on your linux but are set considering optimal across platforms. With Kernel 2.6 (default in recent releases of openSUSE & SuSE Linux), there are some fine tuning you can do to improve Network performance and get that extra out of your system.
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Oct 032008
 

Bandwidth Monitor NG (bwm-ng) is a small and simple console-based live network and disk io bandwidth monitor for Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and others. There is no fancy GUI or interfaces simple console utility which installs and runs flawlessly showing live stats of your Network or Disk I/O stats.

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