VLAN trunking and fragmentation
pyunyh at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 05:28:22 PDT 2008
On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 01:14:40PM +0100, Giulio Ferro wrote:
> Giulio Ferro wrote:
> >That's it!
> >Now seems to work properly, the problem then is with hardware tagging.
> >My question now is: can I use vlans without htag in a complex system with
> >heavy traffic without a significant performance loss? If not, how much
> >will it
> >take to fix the issue with the driver?
> There's seems to be another problem now.
> If I send flood pings to the other host with big packets (say 2000
> bytes) it works, but one
> packet out of 4 or 5 takes a huge time to round-trip (about 1000ms),
> whereas the rest
> of the packets have a reasonable 0.2 ms average...
> I fear this may lead to unacceptable performance for real-time protocols
> (ie voip) in a
> production environment.
> Do you think the problem is localized in the "re" driver? If so I could
> just change the
> network interface and be done with that. (In production I can use bge
> Thanks again.
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