High Network Perfomance

Andriy Gapon avg at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 5 15:44:41 UTC 2011

on 05/08/2011 18:40 Vlad Galu said the following:
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> on 05/08/2011 18:23 Vlad Galu said the following:
>>> Netmap's scope may be narrow, but it's a great alternative to
>>> proprietary implementations that are provided by only a handful of
>>> vendors and tied to their hardware. I don't think Luigi foresees lots
>>> of users either, but having it in the base system is a lot better than
>>> not having it at all, IMHO.
>> No doubt.
>> On the other hand, it was a little bit misleading of Luigi to suggest netmap to a
>> user who merely asked about tuning FreeBSD network (routing/firewall) performance :-)
>> netmap can no doubt be useful, but perhaps let's not overhype it before it
>> actually proves itself on practical tasks.  Or has it already?  I might have
>> missed that.
> It's great for IDS/IPS, which is exactly what I'm using it for :)

Oh, yes, haven't thought about this.

Andriy Gapon

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