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SubjectRe: Linux V2.1.128 localhost performance

I have the same thing happening on my machine. 2.1.128 , ping came with
slackware (3.5 ?).

--- localhost ping statistics ---
29817 packets transmitted, 766 packets received, 97% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 2.0/122.7/227.1 ms

Vladimir Dergachev


On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > I also noticed 98% packet loss when doing ping -f localhost on 2.1.127.
> >
> > So get a non buggy ping client, the kernel is just fine
> >
>
> Maybe the new ping has bugs, I don't know. What I do know is that
> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson
> ***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED *****
> Penguin : Linux version 2.1.128 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
> Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.
>
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