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Linux IP stack on kernel 2.4.18

To: Rabeeh Khoury <rabeeh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Linux IP stack on kernel 2.4.18
From: Robert Olsson <Robert.Olsson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 17:25:27 +0200
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Rabeeh Khoury writes:
 > 
 > 1.. How can I adjust the throttling parameter of the IP stack not to drop 
 > any packet ? Meantime the IP stack routes 55k packets/sec and all the other 
 > it just drops (I can see them by the result of netif_rx).

 Hello!

 There are no "throttling parameter" you have probably hit some of your 
 machine limits, bandwidth, CPU etc and 55 kpps can be decent. You didn't 
 mention your input rate, paket size or hardware.

 http://www.cyberus.ca/~hadi/usenix-paper.tgz

 Discusses related issues..


 Cheers.
                                                --ro

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