Freebsd 5.2.1 Performance Woes

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Sep 30 11:59:06 PDT 2004

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 01:55:29PM -0500, Eric Schuele wrote:
> Well... you can't get much newer to BSD than me.  So, most likely I have no 
> place in this thread at all (please be gentle).  And I certainly do not 
> want to get in the middle of something that appears to be on the virge of 
> becoming personal...
> But....
> I was experiencing very VERY poor performance TCP/IP wise, untill I dug up 
> a tip from google....
> Someone mentioned that many ISPs do not fully support IPv6, and that 5.2.1 
> would try to use it first.... and then after a timeout it would try IPv4.  

No, that's referring to order of DNS lookups and your ISP's broken
nameserver, not TCP/IP performance.

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