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SubjectRe: Unix domain sockets being slooooooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwww
On Thu, 30 Oct 1997, Richard Gooch wrote:

> Richard B. Johnson writes:
> > I think there's a minimum packet length over ethernet that is killing you
> > with overhead. I think it's 64 bytes. If you have a 1-byte semaphore, you
> > are only using about 1/64th of the available data bandwidth.
>
> He was talking about Unix domain sockets, not Internet sockets.
>
> Regards,
>
> Richard....
>
woopps! I thought he wanted to pass semiphores between machines!
They don't share memory (yet).


Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Richard B. Johnson
Project Engineer
Analogic Corporation
Penguin : Linux version 2.1.60 on an i586 machine (66.15 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.


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