Some performance measurements on the FreeBSD network stack

K. Macy kmacy at
Sun Apr 22 14:04:46 UTC 2012

Most of these issues are well known. Addressing the bottlenecks is
simply time consuming due to the fact that any bugs introduced during
development potentially impact many users.

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 4:14 AM, Adrian Chadd <adrian at> wrote:
> Hi,
> This honestly sounds like it's begging for an
> instrumentation/analysis/optimisation project.
> What do we need to do?
> Adrian

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