Re: stress testing software routers
On Tuesday 05 August 2003 19:48, Dan wrote:
> I'd like to stress test a software router to determine how many packets
> it can handle per second. Is there any package available for doing this?
> One requirement I would need is that I should be able to create
> custom packets to be used for the test. If anyone has done this or
> something similar and want to share tips/techniques I'd appreciate it.
Did you have a look at the packet generator in the kernel (probably not part
of standard kernel images)? It's in "Networking Options/Network testing" in
the kernel configuration (option name CONFIG_NET_PKTGEN)