Comparison of FreeBSD/Linux TCP Throughput performance

István leccine at
Tue Oct 20 08:13:07 UTC 2009

i see
but there was no debt that it is possible. at least from my side :_)

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 3:39 AM, Adrian Chadd <adrian at> wrote:

> 2009/10/20 István <leccine at>:
> > therefore i like netpipe runs you can see the performance and the latency
> as
> > well using the packet size as your "x" axis, i think it makes more sense
> > then just 1 number
> My point was to demonstrate that saturating gigabit ethernet is very
> doable with FreeBSD, and his limitation is more likely somewhere other
> than "TCP".
> I've told him privately to check CPU utilisation. I'll do the same on
> my boxes when I get some time; I'd like to know why I'm only seeing ~
> 800mbit with large buffers.

the sun shines for all

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