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SubjectRe: [BETA] First test release of Tigon3 driver
Thomas Langås wrote:
> David S. Miller:
> > At this point I'm mostly interested in if it works at all :-)
> > If the answer is yes, tell me that and then you can feel
> > free to experiment with jumbo frames et al. to discover
> > other bugs in the driver :-)
> Just tested with MTU set at 1500 for now, but it seems to work fine, did a
> netcat between two boxes on the same switch and got around 80MB/sec.
> Any programs or anything that could do a serious stresstest? (Both hosts
> are Dell PowerEdge 2550, RedHat Linux 7.2).

I've had good luck with an infinite loop on sendto(). Can easily saturate a
link, and depending on the receiving host, can essentially DOS the machine.

As an example, a Dell OptiPlex GX1 running 2.4.17 becomes completely unusable
when receiving 80000 packets/sec.


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