Subject: Re: NetBSD TCP performance (was: Yet more fun)
To: Michael Lyle <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 03/30/2001 16:08:35
In message <20010330155805.A13816@recourse.net>Michael Lyle writes:
>We have a Cisco 2924XL inbetween the two NetBSD boxes. It's what
>we're using for performance measurement. I'm not sure we'd be able
>to capture the traffic at that kind of data rate with stock libpcap/
>tcpdump on tiny hardware like this.. and the actual observation could
>mess up the results further. However-- if that is interesting I can
>try and get you guys a trace.
Personally, I find a 120 Mhz Pentium is more than adequate; use a hub
to hook up a passive monitor machine on the same port as one or other
However, the first step is to get rid of the performance bug
introduced with IPv6.