pppoe perfomance

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 17 12:15:19 PST 2005

On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 01:40:50PM +0300, hydros wrote:
h> Does anyone tested a perfomance of pppoe+freebsd as server?
h> How much cpu\ram does it east with a different vpn load.
h> I`m trying to make a server and not sure does the hardware would be able to
h> serve my LAN users
h> server pII-450
h> ram 256mb
h> hdd 10gb
h> NIC realtek rl0 10\100mbit(working at 10mbit speed)

256 Mb RAM is more than enough. If you are going to run PPPoE using mpd
than you should estimate machine CPU resources as for router of plain
Ethernet segments.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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