Nmap examination of various operating systems

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 12:18 AM EST

The purpose of this short comparison is to perform some sort of evaluation of the quality of the TCP/IP stack which is implemented differently in various Operating Systems.

I wanted to keep the test as independent of hardware and build methodology as possible, and to avoid making purely subjective evaluations on the quality of these Operating Systems. I am not out to discover which OS is faster, more usable or better for anyone's particular needs.

By Scott "Iroquois" Radvan at Overclockers Australia.

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