generating synthetic interrupt load
freebsd at nbritton.org
Mon Dec 13 09:43:19 PST 2004
Dan Nelson wrote:
>In the last episode (Dec 13), Nikolas Britton said:
>>How does one go about generating heavy interrupt loads? Running bonnie
>>and nbench (at the same time) does not seem to be able to do it because
>>when I look a systat (iostat) it shows no interrupt load.
>Try something that generates network traffic (ping -f for example).
>Disk interfaces don't generate very many interrupts/sec.
Thanks. Flood pinging the broadcast address did the trick, got it up to 15.
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