[quagga-users 13899] Re: Which hardware to choose.

Alexis Rosen quagga-users at alexis.users.panix.com
Sat Jan 24 00:49:27 GMT 2015

On Jan 22, 2015, at 8:23 AM, Thomas Martin <tmartincpp at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-01-22 12:26 GMT+01:00 Alexis Rosen <quagga-users at alexis.users.panix.com>:
>> To begin with, you should test your configuration with no router between the source and sink, although I think that in fact you can easily generate a full 1.5mpps with your existing config. Still, you really should prove that. When we first started testing, there was no netmap, and we were surprised by the effort it took.
> My mistake, I forgot to mention this in my previous post: I already did these tests.
> I did them between PC1/router, PC2/router and PC1/PC2; all of them are able to send around:
> Speed: 1.38 Mpps Bandwidth: 664.69 Mbps (raw 930.56 Mbps)
> I think that this is pretty good.

It's good, but not great. You should be able to saturate the interface with minimum-size packets.

>> You might also be able to get better results by configuring RPS/RSS better, but I can't say for sure.
> I will take a look at this.

If you do please post whatever you learn. I can't find my notes on it right now and I think it would be useful to a lot of people to have this info available.


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