[lkml]   [2004]   [Aug]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-
On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 01:41, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Lee Revell <> wrote:
> > > - reduce netdev_max_backlog to 8 (Mark H Johnson)
> >
> > On my system this setting has absolutely no effect on the skb related
> > latencies. [...]
> it has an effect on input queue length. Output queue lengths can be
> reduced via 'ifconfig eth0 txqueuelen 8'.

OK. With both of these set to 4, the largest latency I was able to
generate by ping flooding was 253 usecs.

Is there any particular reason one of these parameters is set via a
sysctl/proc entry, and one by ifconfig?


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 14:05    [W:0.301 / U:2.176 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site