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Re: network delay simulation

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: network delay simulation
From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 10:00:01 -0800
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On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 09:51:07 -0800
"David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 17 Mar 2004 11:09:26 -0500
> jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > A simple algorithm is random().
> 
> Yes, but you want to weight it just a bit.  Userland could use random()
> to generate the bit-stream in fact :)


In an earlier project we had a test suite that failed the Nth allocation,
then repeated startup failing from 1 till all allocations in a typical
interaction round trip had been tested.  Sure led to some nasty failures
in the test bed, which was way better than the customer finding it.

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