That is the first version.  It sent out full 1500 byte frames. Later versions had corrected that. They were padded to all zeros, so they compress quite nicely.



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From: Derek Fawcus
Sent: Monday, 3 September 2018 06:45
Subject: Re: [TUHS] RetroNet…


On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:11:17PM -0600, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:

> But if you want to use

> RetroNet to play Doom across IPX with buddies across town, then you

> should be able to do so.


Err - maybe not.


I recall doing that once or twice on our office LAN at the time,

it was very chatty - as I recall it sucked most of the available b/w.


(Or maybe that was just 'cause it was using broadcast packets)