[ECOS] eCos Performance

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Tue Sep 13 08:15:00 GMT 2005


On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 06:08:34PM -0700, mkhoyila@uci.edu wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> 
> Can you help me to improve performance of eCos ethernet driver. I am
> getting these numbers with similar test setup
> 
> Linux: max 26,000 packets (60 bytes) per second (single burst) with no drops
> eCos: max 8,500 packets (60 bytes) per second (single burst) with no drops
> 
> I was hoping with eCos I could reach around 35,000 packet/sec. Is there
> any way I could better tune the driver to reach my goal. Thanks.

eCos is an RTOS. The design of the networking makes some sacrifices to
make sure the real time services stay real time. This results in
networking being a bit slow.

If you want really high network performance i suggets you look for a
none RTOS.

        Andrew

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