From: Davison, Lee (Lee.Davison_at_merlincommunications.com)
Date: 2004-03-10 09:27:50
>> The idea was to simulate, as closely as I can, many unsynchronised >> requests from many places. > But are the requests unsynchronised enough? Yup, you could see the pings drifting in and out of sync by the varying reply time. > You would have to run it very long in order to get enough clock drift > between the ping clients, to make the requests arrive close to each > other. PC clocks aren't that good, you could easily see the effect of drift over just a few minutes. > BTW, couldn't you get a better stress test by modifying the TCP/IP > stack on the sender, to send multiple ICMP echo request packets in > a row? Too much like hard work. 8^)= > Flood ping would measure a different thing: throughput. I'd be > interested in the results. .. It'd be interesting to see how much > the Vic-20 can manage using no DMA. I may try it today. Cheers, Lee. ________________________________________________________________________ This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star Internet. The service is powered by MessageLabs. For more information on a proactive anti-virus service working around the clock, around the globe, visit: http://www.star.net.uk ________________________________________________________________________ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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