Re: Alpha Tulip performance

David Ford (
Sat, 27 Feb 1999 09:25:41 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 27 Feb 1999, Wai-Sun Chia wrote:
> My problem is that for the Alpha squids, ping time on the local subnet
> increases with time. i.e. network throughput slowly but surely
> decreases; from a ping RTT of 3ms to 3000ms from another PC on the same
> subnet. This 1000 fold degradation typically takes from a couple of
> hours to maybe a day depends on traffic. After which the alpha boxes are
> totally inaccessible either via ftp or telnet. This sucks because one of
> them is my main ftp server!

I have seen this problem on ix86, it and other tulip issues were solved for
me by upgrading to the latest tulip driver; currently v.90q iirc.


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