RE: Running Netperf Under NT and Ultra II

Derek Casanares (
Mon, 15 Jun 1998 14:48:59 -0700

The NT's service pack 4 - the next one coming out from will allow a Window
size greater than 64K.

Derek -
At 03:25 PM 6/15/98 -0400, wrote:
>>From: Rick Jones[]
>>Sent: Monday, June 15, 1998 2:52 PM
>>To: Derek Casanares
>>Subject: Re: Running Netperf Under NT and Ultra II
>>Of course, in theory, unless a single CPU in an MP system saturates, one
>>should be able to get maximum throughput through a single link with a
>>singe TCP connection with a sufficiently large window.
>>rick jones
>Well, that's fine if you can get the window to be larger than 64K. I
>couldn't find a way to do it, and Microsoft was no help. I was using ATM
>with large delays or a WAN link, so I need something like 150K windows.
>I opted for multiple sessions for my measurements. This turned out to be
>useful enough for my purposes. Adding the throughput #'s give you a good
>idea of what's what.
> -jf-
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