I use netperf which is a pure network traffic tester I also just use
basic 'ab/apache' tests which would also test HD/IO if getting large files.
For the 'em' driver I have seen some posts/cvs commit updates to the
driver saying it now works better without polling then with polling. I
think this is in -stable but it might just be in current. I haven't done
any testing for a while.
> i changed sk to em.
> how could i measure speed or benchmark the network performance?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bjoern A. Zeeb"
> To: "OxY" <email@example.com>
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> Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 7:26 PM
> Subject: Re: packet drop with intel gigabit / marwell gigabit
>> On Sun, 19 Mar 2006, OxY wrote:
>>>> Just on a hunch, can you try putting the card in a different PCI
>>>> slot? There may be interrupt routing issues.
>>> okay, i will try it in a couple days
>> the card also has a sysctl for intr moderation. See man 4 sk. The
>> default changed with Pyun's updated driver, I think, but you could
>> play with that too.
>> Further I still have the feeling that your measurings are not
>> Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
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