On 11/22/05 06:51 Scott Ullrich said the following:
> megabits on a 266 megahertz WRAP to 28.5 megabit. inflight is really
> meant for overly congested links and really hurts performance. NOTE
robert watson's posts to freebsd-net indicate that in high bandwidth, low
latency links (such as your average LAN), inflight enabled actually drops
on a Celeron 400Mhz with 128MB RAM and intel etherexpress onboard NICs,
i've been able to get near wire speed throughput (80+Mbps with iperf) on
the 1.2 and 1.3a1 images, with or without inflight enabled. this doesnt
indicate much however for the Celeron is beefy enough a processor for what
we're throwing at it. we'd need to use a processor which maxed out /before/
wire speed throughput was reached, if we're to really benchmark the IP
stack difference between freebsd 4.x and 6.0.
a better benchmark would be doing the same on the soekris net45xx and 48xx
boxes for the lower speed processor there would max out before the wire
speed is ever reached.
Regards, /\_/\ "All dogs go to heaven."
dinesh at alphaque dot com (0 0) http://www.alphaque.com/
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