Re: Solaris 2.3/SparcServer 1000 loss rates

Duncan Sinclair (sinclair@dis.strath.ac.uk)
Thu, 06 Jul 1995 12:57:19 +0100


> Here's one for the reflector gurus; I run the reflector on a Solaris
>box (2.3, SparcServer 1000 - 2CPUs) and connect two macs running 0.80b2 to
>it. They report loss rates of 5-25%. If I run the reflector on a SunOS 4.1.3
>system (SparcStation 2) they report 0% packet losses.

I think the real problem is Solaris 2.3 vs. SunOS 4.1.3. The later
has much better networking code. I understand that Sol.2.4 is a
fair bit better than 2.3 however.

Regards,

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