[Spread-users] performance again

Theo Schlossnagle jesus at omniti.com
Mon Jul 29 11:07:36 EDT 2002

Jan Rickes wrote:

>hello list!
>we did some spflooder tests and we were increasing the number of hosts (linux).
>we realized, that spread seams to get slower by each added host. 
Out of curiosity, what type of switching hardware are you using?  Is it 
multicast-aware and if so is that feature enabled?  Have you tried using 
broadcast instead of multicast?  What is the latency between each of the 
machines?  Can the backplane of your switch support that much traffic?

Theo Schlossnagle
Principal Consultant
OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc. -- http://www.omniti.com/
Phone:  +1 301 776 6376       Fax:  +1 410 880 4879
1024D/82844984/95FD 30F1 489E 4613 F22E  491A 7E88 364C 8284 4984
2047R/33131B65/71 F7 95 64 49 76 5D BA  3D 90 B9 9F BE 27 24 E7

More information about the Spread-users mailing list