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Re: coverage

To: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: coverage
From: Robert Olsson <Robert.Olsson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 12:08:26 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx (Andrew Morton), netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

 > It is easy. "ping -f" does not create any real load on the network,
 > it is pure latency test, when there is always only one packet in flight.
 > Do not use it. Just write simple program, sending small udp packets
 > without gaps, or use tools sort of netperf. To create extremal load,
 > it is possible to use pgen tool by Robert Olsson
 > (, it is a bit out of date,
 > but easy to update.


 It is currently removed. I was suggested not have it accessible via 
 anonymous ftp.  I'll send people interested in PPS and router testing
 a copy. It runs from kernel needs a our hacked tulip driver plus NIC 
 with genuine tulip chips.


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