On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 01:35:33AM +0100, Christian Schmid wrote:
> New connections get made without any problems. Just existing connections
> slow down painfully.
Incoming our outgoing data mostly?
> 3000 sockets = no slowdown at all (500 MBit in use)
> 3300 sockets = 10% slowdown
> 3600 sockets = 30% slowdown
> 4000 sockets = 60% slowdown (i aborted here, as it only uses 200 MBit for
> sending... catastrophy!)
> They are all receiving data. Its a download-service. receive-buffer is set
> to 24 KB and send-buffer set to 224 KB. I don't see a problem with
> port-space. I only have 3500 sockets when the problem appears but it
> appears suddenly.
I'm a bit confused, it is a download service so you are probably *sending*
> >But it would help if you looked at the stats and ifconfig
> >to see who's dropping packets, how many retransmissions there
> >are, memory failures, or the bottleneck is some other issue altogether...
> No way. Doing 30000 packets per second and your stats are 32 bit integers ;)
So? You could be a bit more helpful. Sample over 5 seconds, you won't
Also, can you tcpdump a bit? Are you using iptables? The conntrack table
might be slowing you down.
I have a hunch this problem has to do with high-mem issues though.
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