httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Cliff Skolnick <>
Subject Re: Apache 1.1 slowness (with fix)
Date Thu, 29 Feb 1996 05:53:09 GMT

On Wed, 28 Feb 1996, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> > My system is a SPARCclassic running Solaris 2.5, with an unloaded 10BaseT
> > ethernet.
> > 
> > Without the patch, the response time for a request for a tiny file (6 bytes)
> > was ~60ms.
> > With the patch, it is 29ms.
> Approximately 30ms just for a TCP flush?  That sucks.  I wonder if this
> is just a Solaris bug.  Does anyone know what the cost of a socket flush 
> is on other platforms?

Until sockets get back into the kernel, sometimes things may take a while.
I would be surprised to find many OS that had it much below 10ms though.


Cliff Skolnick                            

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

View raw message