[Beowulf] raw results

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Oct 1 06:42:01 PDT 2004

On Fri, 1 Oct 2004 050675 at student.unife.it wrote:

> Hi all,
>    someone in this list (Robert J. Brown, probably), a few months ago
> asked me to post one or twice a month if I had interesting results with
> raw ethernet on which I'm making my first level degree.
> Now I've some interesting results: packets loss have been decreased (even
> if under 300 bytes payload I experience so many loss, but probably the
> problem is in the used 32 bits architecture or in the fact that I use a
> 2.4.x kernel without NAPI, for the moment).
> For any other payload value (in a range between 300 and 1500 bytes) I've
> no losses, even with jumbo frames (achieved throughput 111 MB/sec in a
> point-to-point connection with Gbit ethernet cards).
> I've also experienced NAPI, but with a kernel 2.4, not 2.6 (next goal).
> Thank you for your attention and help in these months.


   robert >>G<< brown  (rgb:-)

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