flowtable usable or not

K. Macy kmacy at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 29 18:46:38 UTC 2012

> I tried it, on both FreeBSD routers, web systems, and database
> servers; all on 8.2+. It still causes massive instability. Disabling
> the sysctl, and/or removing it from the kernel solved the problems.

Routing I can believe, but I'm wondering how close attention you paid
to the workload. There are CDN networks with high uptimes and shipping
firewall products that use flowtable, so your mention of web systems
forces makes me ask for specifics.


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