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SubjectRe: Linux V2.1.128 localhost performance
On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > throughput off from chargen via localhost runs at a high speed for
> > about 1/2 second, then dribbles down to 40-50 kilobytes per second.
> > This makes it difficult to test the performance of network thingies.
> Thats a TCP/scheduling bug in 2.1.x - someone modified the algorithms
> used to schedule wakeups without really understanding the "deep magic"
> in the 2.0.x one. Im assuming it'll get fixed
Okay good.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.1.128 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
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