Stress Testing LAN/WAN

Jon Meek meekjt at
Fri Dec 5 00:29:05 UTC 2008

We use iperf running off of a bootable Linux CD
with a 2.4 Kernel and can push 960 to 980 Mbps
with no drops or errors on any pair of PCs with
Gig interfaces we have tried so far.

We usually 10 TCP streams, or tune the TCP stack
and use a single stream.

We also capture the traffic on both sides, run a
standard analysis, and plot the send and receive
per-second utilization and the re-transmit rate
from the send side.


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