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SubjectRe: Linux V2.1.128 localhost performance
   From: (Alan Cox)
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 15:13:39 +0000 (GMT)

> 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

If it's not fixed in 2.1.129, then I don't have any idea what you are
talking about Alan. So someone either verify the problem goes away in
2.1.129 or Alan explain yourself more thoroughly. Thanks.

David S. Miller

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