Freebsd IP Forwarding performance (question, and some info)
[7-stable, current, em, smp]
stefan.lambrev at moneybookers.com
Tue Jul 1 08:49:00 UTC 2008
Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Support (Rudy) wrote:
>> 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.
> I'm curious now... how do you change individual device polling via
Using sysctl for polling is deprecated I think.
You can do it with ifconfig ifX polling (-polling)
you can add polling in rc.conf options also:
ifconfig_em0="polling up" #bridged interface in my conf
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