FreeBSD problems and preliminary ways to solve

Pieter de Goeje pieter at
Fri Aug 19 12:35:58 UTC 2011

On Friday, August 19, 2011 10:37:00 AM Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> Hello, Vadim.
> You wrote 18 августа 2011 г., 3:10:19:
> > 3. Kernel features for complex network solutions (netgraph, carp, ipfw).
> > 
> >    The niche for routers & traffic analysis is still ours. It would be
> >    nice to take e.g. pfSense and agree with some vendor (Netgear,
> >    D-Link, etc) to put on sale hardware with FreeBSD inside.
>   What about 10G routing? Here are reports about full-bandwidth 10G routing
> on modern Intel NICs with Linux (and multi-core server), but I didn't see
> any such data for FreeBSD, and somebody says, that Intel drivers and
> network stack is not so good parallel in FreeBSD.

With regards to high speed packet forwarding and routing, check out this work 
by Luigi Rizzo:

- Pieter

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