Some performance measurements on the FreeBSD network stack

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at
Thu May 3 16:17:44 UTC 2012

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 03:30:18PM +0200, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> I have been running some performance tests on UDP sockets,
> using the netsend program in tools/tools/netrate/netsend
> and instrumenting the source code and the kernel do return in
> various points of the path. Here are some results which
> I hope you find interesting.

I have summarized the info on this thread in the camera ready
version of an upcoming Usenix paper, which you can find here:


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