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 From:  Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  "C. Falconer" <cfalconer at avonside dot school dot nz>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] poor performance!
 Date:  Wed, 17 Nov 2004 16:47:44 -0500
On Wednesday 17 November 2004 4:35 pm, C. Falconer wrote:
> Puzzling....
> 
> Are you sure that traffic shaping is turned off?

Checkbox is unchecked. Is there a command line (exec.php)
way to check for sure?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news at sea dot gmane dot org] On Behalf Of Jesse Guardiani
> Sent: Thursday, 18 November 2004 10:21 a.m.
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] poor performance!
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I've got a 350.80-MHz P2 running 196608K bytes
> of RAM, according to exec.php `dmesg`.
> 
> Here are my network interfaces:
> 
> fxp0: <Intel 82559 Pro/100 Ethernet> port 0xef00-0xef3f mem
> 0xfe600000-0xfe6fffff,0xfe7ff000-0xfe7fffff irq 9 at device 16.0 on pci0
> fxp0: Ethernet address 00:90:27:d3:91:8a
> inphy0: <i82555 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
> inphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> xl0: <3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xec00-0xec7f mem
> 0xfe7fef80-0xfe7fefff irq 9 at device 17.0 on pci0
> xl0: Ethernet address: 00:00:e2:1f:84:86
> miibus1: <MII bus> on xl0
> xlphy0: <3Com internal media interface> on miibus1
> xlphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> ep0: <3Com 3C509B-Combo EtherLink III (PnP)> at port 0x210-0x21f irq 5 on
> isa0
> ep0: Ethernet address 00:a0:24:41:87:7a
> 
> And:
> 
> WAN: xl0
> LAN: fxp0
> OPT1: ep0
> 
> I'm not running IPsec. I'm running PPPoE and
> advanced NAT. Traffic shaper is loaded with
> rules, but turned off. I have a NAT rule
> publishing my LAN machine's port 80 on the WAN.
> 
> If I download something from a computer on
> the LAN through the WAN over 1.5Mx256M ADSL
> to a machine on the other side of the ADSL,
> I get a consistent 26K/s using wget on the
> public IP machine and Apache2 on the local LAN
> machine.
> 
> That's terrible! I should get 124K/s, bare
> minimum! I'm the network admin, so I have
> checked our traffic utilization during these
> downloads, and our ATM circuits are practically
> empty. Also, I can configure my ADSL router
> to route the traffic itself, rather than use
> bridge mode, and I get 124K/s.
> 
> Any ideas what might be causing this? xl and fxp
> are fairly performant drivers, aren't they?
> 
> Is my CPU the bottleneck? Is my PCI bus the
> bottleneck? Are my cards the bottleneck? How
> can I tell?
> 

-- 
Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
WingNET Internet Services,
P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
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