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

Julian Elischer julian at
Sun Jul 6 04:46:14 UTC 2008

Bart Van Kerckhove wrote:
>> Perhaps you have some better luck at some different hardware systems
>> (ppc, mips, ..?) or use freebsd only for routing-table-updates and
>> special network-cards (netfpga) for real routing.
> The netfpga site seems more or less dead - is this project still alive?
> It does look like a very interesting idea, even though it's currently quite
> linux-centric (and according to docs doesn't have VLAN nor ip6 support, the
> former being quite a dealbreaker)

netfpga is very much alive. I'm on the mailing lists..

but it is summer break and it's an academically driven project.

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