[OpenIndiana-discuss] How to test ethernet throughput?
sardonic.smiles at gmail.com
Fri May 18 22:21:41 UTC 2012
iperf is the only thing to use for generating the io. Use iftop to keep an
eye on it while not using iperf.
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Richard Elling <
richard.elling at richardelling.com> wrote:
> On May 18, 2012, at 7:04 AM, Doug Hughes wrote:
> > A third recommendation for iperf. It's the tool you want. Don't mess
> around with anything else.
> There has been some discussion recently about using Poisson distributed
> times instead of fixed interval. This could have an impact for network
> tests. Neil Gunther
> recently posted an excellent blog on the subject. It might be time to
> revisit iperf and add
> some features :-)
> oh, and don't forget to disable C-states, if appropriate.
> -- richard
> ZFS Performance and Training
> Richard.Elling at RichardElling.com
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Seconds to the drop, but it seems like hours.
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