Re: [detailled] -- The project

To: Raphael Quoilin <raphael.quoilin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [detailled] -- The project
Cc: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: Joseph Mack <mack@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 13:17:44 -0400 (EDT)
On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Raphael Quoilin wrote:

> The frontal machine will be an Intel Pentium3 with 128 Mb RAM and a 4 Gb
> SCSI disk. Will it be enough ?

you need 128bytes/connection. This will give you 10^6 connections at
any one time. You don't need a disk at all if you are preparted to
bootp or boot off a floppy and mount the minimal number of files
from elsewhere.

As to speed: You will proably be network limited. How fast is the
connection to the rest of the campus? 100Mbps? Do a netpipe test to
another machine at the end of this connection when the network is not
being otherwise used. See if your director can saturate your connection.


Joseph Mack mack@xxxxxxxxxxx

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