[Spread-users] broadcast would impact other nodes in LAN ?

dustin at v.igoro.us dustin at v.igoro.us
Sat Jan 20 10:22:38 EST 2007

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 04:02:52PM +0800, kuer_spread at 126.com wrote:
>    Would packets broadcasted by the spread-application impact
>    communication performance of other nodes?

I don't have any experimental data for this, but broadcast packets
trigger an interrupt in every machine on the subnet, and some amount of
kernel processing, so if the traffic is high, there will be an impact.

I would suggest using multicast, assuming your network hardware supports


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