The test environment includes the test hosts and the network equipment connecting the hosts. All hosts in the tests were the same and a single network was used to connect them.
- Test Hosts
- HP D530,P4HT
- Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz
- 512K cache
- 1.5 GB RAM
- Tigon3 [partno(BCM95782A50) rev 3003, PHY(5705)] (PCI:33MHz:32-bit), 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet
- OpenSuse 9.1, Linux kernel 126.96.36.199-9-pae SMP
- Test Network
- HP ProCurve switch model 2824
The network performance
was characterized to determine the maximum bandwidth available for testing. The test environment can only support 596 Mb/s or just under 60% of the rated gigahertz bandwidth.
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