FBSD 1GBit router?

Ingo Flaschberger if at xip.at
Mon Feb 25 14:32:01 UTC 2008


>> ZB> - upgrade at least to 6.3.  upgrading to 7.0 might also be better, 
>> depending
>> ZB> on hardware choices
>> ZB> - ensure your ethernet cards are on fast enough busses.  'em' (Intel 
>> Ether
>> ZB> Express 1000) flavor ports are my personal favorite
>> ZB> - enable polling (this will make a _huge_ difference by itself)
>> ZB> - your hardware is (likely) dual core.  Make sure every piece of 
>> hardware in
>> ZB> use doesn't involve any giant locks.  Under 6.x consider the mpsafenet
>> ZB> sysctl.  This is also a point on which 7.0 will shine.
>> I upgrade to 7.0RC3 but still the same. 418Mbit is the roof.

older fbsd's are faster than newer.

How are the nic's connected to the cpu?

lspci -v

Kind regards,
 	Ingo Flaschberger

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