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 From:  "Bryan K. Brayton" <bryan at sonicburst dot net>
 To:  "Scott Nasuta" <tcslv at cox dot net>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: Re[8]: [m0n0wall] Horrible performance..
 Date:  Wed, 23 Feb 2005 08:32:10 -0500
Yes, some of us do use m0n0 with with hundreds of clients behind it.  I run a set of college dorms
on m0n0 (about 200 users) and it has no problem handling the 5 Mbit pipe they have (which runs at
90% or better all the time).


From: Scott Nasuta [mailto:tcslv at cox dot net]
Sent: Wed 2/23/2005 5:29 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re[8]: [m0n0wall] Horrible performance..

> Out of curiousity I will do some ftp transfer tests tonight through
> m0n0 and straight to internet to compare if I am losing speed with
> m0n0.

It must be my hardware or setup or something because I researched b4
trying m0n0wall and so many say they have great performance with
hardly any notice using m0n0. But I definetly DO notice.

I did some ftp testing last night. A 10mb file from same site close to
same time and I am getting about HALF the throughput with M0n0wall
than straight to the internet. I get 170kbs straight and it drops to
about 70-100 through m0n0wall. I repeated test half hour later.

I don't understand because I have a good box with good NICS etc and
m0n0 bogs with one PC behind it? Don't some people use m0n0 with 100's
of clients behind it?? And on a Soekris box as well??


Best regards,
 Scott                            mailto:tcslv at cox dot net

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