cvs commit: src/sys/dev/fxp if_fxp.c if_fxpvar.h
rwatson at freebsd.org
Fri Jun 4 14:48:48 PDT 2004
On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Maxime Henrion wrote:
> > > dev.fxp0.int_delay: 1000
> > > dev.fxp0.bundle_max: 6
> > > dev.fxp0.rnr: 0
> > > dev.fxp0.noflow: 0
> > What are your thoughts about making noflow the default? Having an fxp
> > machine panic and DoS an entire network is not friendly.
> I'm not opposed to that. I'd like to hear rwatson confirming this since
> he's the one who implemented that sysctl, but I think it is fairly safe.
I'm fine with it, but I've never had the opportunity to benchmark to what
extent disabling flow control has on if_fxp. It would be probably be
useful to do that first.
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Senior Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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