Firewall & DSL performance
nkinkade at ub.edu.bz
Wed Mar 10 07:24:31 PST 2004
On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 08:10:05AM -0600, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> last night I changed the ipf.rules file to be:
> pass in all keep state
> pass out all keep state
> to completely open my firewall to test my performance.
> Well, it didn't make a lick of difference. Still got
> If I open the firewall like I did, shouldn't performance
> be a non issue ?
I wouldn't rule out the inside network card. I recently noticed
something similar here and it turned out that, though a particular
network card worked on the whole, it's performace was inexplicable
miserable. We swapped out the cheap SiS card with a good 3Com card and
the problem was solved. Is there any way that you could get ahold of
another NIC to test?
gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys D8527E49
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