[httperf] connection failed with unexpected error 99

Arlitt, Martin martin.arlitt at hp.com
Tue Mar 31 08:31:15 PST 2009


How many connections are in TIME_WAIT when httperf fails?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kyle Campos [mailto:kyle.campos at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 9:19 AM
> To: Arlitt, Martin
> Cc: httperf at linux.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [httperf] connection failed with unexpected error 99
> 
> I've received FD errors before and they looked different. If on the
> driver machine httperf would record in the Errors: fd-unavail section.
> If on the SUT then I'd get some system errors on that side, but I'm
> not seeing either of those.
> 
> -Kyle
> 
> On Mar 31, 2009, at 8:39 AM, Arlitt, Martin wrote:
> 
> > Hi Kyle
> >
> > I believe I've had a similar error message when I exhausted the
> > available file descriptors (e.g., too many connections in
> > TIME_WAIT).  If you think that might be the problem you are
> > experiencing, please check the httperf mail archive for information
> > on that.
> >
> > Martin
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: httperf-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com [mailto:httperf-
> >> bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Kyle Campos
> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 8:30 AM
> >> To: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
> >> Subject: [httperf] connection failed with unexpected error 99
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm running into this error when I get to a very specific rate:
> >>
> >> $ httperf --server 192.168.24.53 --port 8080 --timeout 10 --wsesslog
> >> 48000,1,data.load --rate 480
> >> $ httperf: connection failed with unexpected error 99
> >>
> >> [1]+  Segmentation fault
> >>
> >> And this error occurs somewhere towards the end of the test. My
> >> driving box has plenty of memory left. Googling this error hasn't
> >> shown me much of anything. A rate of 440 passes with flying colors.
> >> No
> >> errors are seen on the SUT.
> >>
> >> Anyone ran into this before?
> >>
> >> -Kyle
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