> > ** Yup, I just retested everything. With vanilla 2.4.1,
> > when data is sent with sendfile() we get 25% more packets
> > coming back than when sending with 64 kbyte send()s. And
> > 25% more bytes.
> This was due to pushes made by 4K writes used by old sendfile().
> Pretty silly feature, but it seems to be required. 25% of packets
> are better than full collapse in some cases. Sigh...
Ah. Thanks. It's good to have an explanation :)
> In any case, I did not understand one thing:
> do you really see some case, when you do not saturate eepro100?
> This is sort of difficult to make.
In my testing, in all cases, at all times, with all NICs, the
link is 100% saturated. I don't need another dimension to