paul at clubi.ie
Wed Jan 14 18:21:16 GMT 2004
On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> It's about the same; which is very :)
avoid it so, go with opteron. :)
> Actually, I turn sendfile() off, because it breaks TCP checksums in
> IPv6 on our hardware,
Ah, ouch. Shame there doesnt appear to be a way to turn hardware
csums on/off on a per protocol or socket basis.
> but we use mmap() instead - which does avoid
> bounce-buffering :)
Hmm, wow. Any pointers on how that's achieved?
> thousand users. Our limits are more in terms of number of users,
> we can't scale to tens of thousands of users, which is where
> we need to be next :)
Congrats anyway. You should write up a paper on this, "Tuning the
b*llocks out of linux: How heanet got Linux to scale to thousands of
connections and ~500MBit/s sustained rsync, ftp and http traffic" :)
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