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NIST Net WAN Emulation Software does not work correctly

Hi everyone,

I downloaded NIST Net WAN Emulation Software below from CCO (http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/fe_util).

to measure WAAS performance in our lab.

Cisco-NISTnet3-disc1-v4.iso

NIST Net ISO, kernel 2.6.9-22. Added support of GigE and other HW. 4.0

And I installed NIST Net WAN Emulation Software into brand new DELL PowerEdge 1950 according to

the following document.

NIST Net WAN Emulation Software Installation and Configuration Note

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/ps6469/products_installation_and_configuration_guide09186a00804965e0.html

Installation has finished successfully but NIST Net does not work correctly with the following message

displayed continuously.

fast_rtc: lost around 26 interrupts at 8192Hz

or

fast_rtc: lost around 0 interrupts at 8192Hz

Why there is a differentiation as 26 or 0 is that it seems to depend select entry on the menu

that displayed by executing "./nistnet" command.

And I have to execute system restart (CNTL + ALT + DEL) to stop the message from being displayed

continuously.

I can not resolve this problem, so would you please let me know how I can resolve it to get NIST Net

work properly.

Your information would be appreciated.

Best regards,

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Re: NIST Net WAN Emulation Software does not work correctly

The only workaround available currently is what you have done " Reloading the Device "

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Re: NIST Net WAN Emulation Software does not work correctly

Thank you very much for your reply.

I understand it.

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Re: NIST Net WAN Emulation Software does not work correctly

Hi snakayama,

I too downloaded the Cisco-NISTnet3-disc1-v4 and extract it into an CD.  But is there any other steps i need to do??

Coz when i boot the CD, it doesn't boot.

Do i need to put certain files into specific location?? Or is there any speical instruction i need to do??

Would appreciated any help on this as i have spent hours on this but it still couldn't boot up.

Cheers,

Hunt

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Re: NIST Net WAN Emulation Software does not work correctly

Hi Hunt,

Unfortunately I wouldn't be able to answer your question clearly but I would like you to give the information that might help you.

NIST NET Home Page
http://www-x.antd.nist.gov/nistnet/index.html

How to install the  emulation package, version 2.0.12
http://www-x.antd.nist.gov/nistnet/install.html
(It is for version 2.0.12 not 4.0, however I think the basic procedure might be the same ...)

I hope this information help you.

Regards,

Shinichi

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