Subject: Re: Web load causes reboot
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/03/1999 17:17:17
Dave Burgess <> writes:

> > 
> > On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 12:59:56PM -0700, Len Burns wrote:
> > > Indeed it is.  I can reproduce the same behavior here using a 1.4.1
> > > kernel on i386.  
> > 
> > Could either of you give some more data, like the configurations
> > of your system, the type of network that you're using, the client
> > that the Apache bench program is run on (i.e. how fast is it), and
> > the size of the file that is being transferred with each request?
> > And perhaps the types of ethernet card that you are using.
> I'm running into the same problem on mail2. 

It's unfortunate that network sockets seem to reserve so much space.
How do other 256M machines running FreeBSD (for example) cope with
10,000 or more TCP streams open at once?  If we did that, we'd end up
allocating about 312M just for socket buffers, I think...