packet drop counters?
javier at cozybit.com
Thu Jun 5 12:47:54 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 8:17 AM, Bill Mccormick <billmcc at nortel.com> wrote:
> I'm seeing some intermittant, but fairly large bursts of packet loss
> when I run the tests.
> For example, one scenario is I have 2 pairs of XOs. Each pair has a
> source and a sink.
> When the sources are sending 1000 byte UDP packets at 600 packets per
> second, I have seen up to 2000 packets dropped over a 5 second interval.
> Most of the time it works well but once in a while I get these large
> bursts of traffic loss.
> Are there any counters, etc. I can retrieve from the driver to help
> debug this?
I could not infer from your e-mail whether you are testing
infrastructure or mesh mode. If the latter, ethtool -S msh0 will give
you some additional counters on dropped frames:
# ethtool -S msh0
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