FreeBSD 10G forwarding performance @Intel
rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Tue Jul 3 16:35:49 UTC 2012
On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 08:11:14PM +0400, Alexander V. Chernikov wrote:
> Hello list!
> I'm quite stuck with bad forwarding performance on many FreeBSD boxes
> doing firewalling.
> In most cases system can forward no more than 700 (or 1400) kpps which
> is quite a bad number (Linux does, say, 5MPPs on nearly the same hardware).
among the many interesting tests you have run, i am curious
if you have tried to remove the update of the counters on route
entries. They might be another severe contention point.
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