Testing new hardware support for Debian 6.0.2

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On Mon, 23 May 2011 11:53:14 -0700
Ben Hutchings wrote:


> 6. Can the interface send and receive TCP/IP across a LAN at the
> same speed, before and after these changes? (Use e.g. netperf to
> test this, but don't forget to remove the netperf package after
> use.)

Just curious - why the admonition to remove netperf after use? Because
it's non-free? Is there a reason to use that package rather than iperf,