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 From:  Scott Ullrich <sullrich at gmail dot com>
 To:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] FreeBSD 6.0-based alpha version 1.3a1 available
 Date:  Mon, 21 Nov 2005 22:20:25 -0500
Let us know if you would like specific tests for measurement data. 
We'll be happy to run any tests you have in mind.


On 11/21/05, Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com> wrote:
> 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
> performance.
> 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.
> --
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