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SubjectRe: 2.4.18-pre7 slow ... apm problem
On 29 Jan 02 at 20:36, Jeff Chua wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Thomas Hood wrote:
>
> > Suggestion: Try setting the idle_threshold to a higher value,
> > e.g., 98. (The default value is 95.)
>
> With 98, "ping localhost" on "guest" os showed 2 responses, then pause for
> few seconds, then response, ...
>
> With 95, I got the 1st response, then nothing. 98 seems better, but still
> slow...
>
> With 100, it's perfect.

I've got an idea - if you were saying that ping host->guest is fine,
but other way around it does not work. Can you apply
ftp://platan.vc.cvut.cz/pub/vmware/vmware-ws-1455-update5.tar.gz
to your VMware 3.x? Stock vmware-3.x modules use netif_rx() instead
of netif_rx_ni(), and so network bottom half was not run under some
conditions.

Patch also allows you to run VMware on 2.5.3-pre5, BTW.
Best regards,
Petr Vandrovec
vandrove@vc.cvut.cz



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