Freebsd IP Forwarding performance (question, and some info)
[7-stable, current, em, smp]
if at xip.at
Tue Jul 1 01:36:07 UTC 2008
> 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?
if you have a inet-router with gige-uplinks, it is possible that there
will be (d)dos attacks.
only polling helps you then to keep the router manageable (but dropping
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