Re: Possible TCP Problem with RH6.2 talking to Solaris2.6/2.7

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 02:59:05 EST

>>>>> "Donald" == Donald Becker <> writes:

Donald> On Fri, 5 May 2000 wrote:
>> > How much could the CPU load affect the numbers, most of the tests
>> were run > on the machines while theye were activly doing other
>> stuff. But while on > the private ethernet segments the ethernets
>> wen't being used by any other > process, but the machines were busy
>> doing other processing? This is a > PentiumPro200 System, any idea
>> how much ethernet load it should be able to > take?
>> 35% with 11MB/sec if copying to disk is not made.

Donald> That's a *very* high load percentage. We put over 20MB/sec
Donald> through old P100 systems with two fast ethernets channel
Donald> bonded using Tulip 21140 cards on 2.0.30, and it put about
Donald> that load (slightly less) on the system.

Hmmm I was quoting from memory I must admit, it's possible the 35% was
for full duplex transmits.


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