Why not remove polling(4) from 7.0?

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Thu Jun 7 18:21:47 UTC 2007

On Jun 7, 2007, at 11:18 AM, Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
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> So it's recommended to use polling if I run pf and deals with DDoS?

polling tends to handle a DDoS attack well compared with the default  
interrupt-driven approach.  Whether you are using pf or some other  
firewall doesn't make any particular difference.


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