re: HighLoad-Benchmarks for v2.3.99

From: Dan Kegel (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 17:20:59 EST

Jochen Dolze ( asked:

> are there any informations about benchmarks for the current
> developer-version of linux?
> I heard of following problems relating linux2.2.x :
> select() and poll() have difficulties with many filedescriptors, select
> was going to slow down the whole system...
> There was a process limit (512/1024 processes?) which decreased system
> performance at high load..
> With many ethernet-cards the system had problems with interrupts, so
> transfer rate didn't grow any further...

There is a collection of info on this topic at

- Dan

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