High packet loss :-(
S at mSmith.net
Tue May 25 16:52:19 BST 2004
On Tue, 25 May 2004, Grant wrote:
> William Cooper wrote:
> >> was reading about stress testing networks... so i thought i would try
> >> mine out, every single box passed (0% loss) apart from my freebsd
> >> 4.9 box...
> > I believe FreeBSD is limiting the packets, if you do a tail
> > /var/log/messages after pinging the machine you may see messages like
> > this:
> > May 25 16:01:34 machinename kernel: Limiting icmp ping response from
> > 247 to 200 packets/sec
> freebsd /kernel: Limiting icmp ping response from 246 to 200 packets per
> yea i got a few of them...
> is its a feature of freebsd only or something? as its the only freebsd
> box i have... none of the linux boxes do that...
> is its some sort of protection?
It looks like you need to do some more reading.
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