Freebsd IP Forwarding performance (question, and some info) [7-stable, current, em, smp]

Support (Rudy) crapsh at
Tue Jul 1 01:23:05 UTC 2008

Ingo Flaschberger wrote:
> usually interface polling is also chosen to prevent "lock-ups".
> man polling

I used polling in FreeBSD 5.x and it helped a bunch.  I set up a new router with 7.0 and 
MSI was recommended to me.  (I noticed no difference when moving from polling -> MSI, 
however, on 5.4 polling seemed to help a lot.  What are people using in 7.0?
  polling or MSI?


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