Re: tcptrace-bugs Re: AVL bug-fix available

From: Lennert Buytenhek (
Date: 11/05/04

Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 16:00:41 +0100
From: Lennert Buytenhek <>
Subject: Re: tcptrace-bugs Re: AVL bug-fix available
Message-ID: <>

On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:00:21AM -0500, Shawn Ostermann wrote:

> > No more infinite loops here, thanks!
> Thanks for getting back to us. I'm still pretty skeptical that there
> was actually a loop; the bug that we found wouldn't have caused that. I
> suspect that it was a thrashing (constant paging) problem.

When I killed the original version, it had burnt up about (IIRC) 3000
CPU minutes.

> After your note, we've spent a lot of time with HUGE trace files the
> last few days. The one we were playing with yesterday was only 800MB,
> but it was great for chewing up memory. Once we put it on a machine
> with enough physical memory, it ran in about 50 seconds.

Hmmm. I have an 8G machine around it, I'll try the original file and
the original tcptrace version on it and get back to you.


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