I’m working on some measurements and the ping results are intriguing me. I tested it in several scenarios and the results are the same: the ping results are better when the CPU load is higher.
The Round Trip Time decreases from about 30 usec with low CPU to ~5 or less usec with high CPU. In a quadcore machine, a single CPU being used already causes this effect
Anyone has seen this kind of behavior before? It seems to be scheduling of the Linux kernel but I’m not sure.