1 second ping times on a LAN

Brett Worth brettw at cray.com
Tue Nov 12 19:48:46 EST 2002

Howard Lowndes (lannet at lannet.com.au) wrote:
> Can anyone explain why I get this on a LAN:
> --- ping statistics ---
> 8 packets transmitted, 7 packets received, 12% packet loss
> round-trip min/avg/max/mdev = 999.649/1000.568/1000.789/0.656 ms

I'll take a guess.  I reckon its a an interrupt problem.  One of the NICs
is only getting serviced on a once second timer.  


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