Network performance problems and network connectivity issues with virtual machines.
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Connections sometimes work and sometimes hang or time out. Network seems to be slow. Unable to copy large amounts of data. Analyzing LAN Traces shows packet loss, multiple retransmissions of data, as well as out of sequence packets and duplicate acknowledgments.
Notice: A lowercase -k is used to see the current setting and an uppercase -K is used to change the setting.
If TSO is disabled, the CPU performs segmentation for TCP.
On virtual machines the operating systems' network interface is virtual therefore the hardware vs. software advantage is negated.
TSO needs to be disabled on virtual interfaces.
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- Document ID:7017597
- Creation Date: 10-May-2016
- Modified Date:18-Feb-2021
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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