FreeBSD 5.3 Bridge performance take II
daniel_k_eriksson at telia.com
Thu Sep 9 02:38:51 PDT 2004
Robert Watson wrote:
> If you're not already disabling harvesting of entropy on interrupts and
> in network processing, you really want to for performance purposes.
How do I disable this without causing entropy starvation for "typical" use
cases (ssl? ssh?)? I googled a bit and found nothing at all about how to
disable excessive harvesting.
# sysctl -a | grep harvest
These are the knobs I know about. Is it enough to turn
kern.random.sys.harvest.ethernet and kern.random.sys.harvest.interrupt to 0,
or are there other things I need to do too?
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