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 From:  Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar dot homelinux dot net>
 To:  M0n0Wall ML <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Slow speed between LAN and DMZ
 Date:  Sat, 03 Dec 2005 20:39:20 +0100
--On 3. december 2005 10:06 -0500 "Christopher M. Iarocci" 
<iarocci at eastendsc dot com> wrote:

> Sasa Stupar wrote:
>> Hi!
>> First my hardware: old Compaq Deskpro 2000 5166 with P166, 64MB RAM, 3
>> NIC Intel Pro 100S Desktop. My network is 100 Mbit.
>> In DMZ I have a file server (samba), web, mail. Transfer speed between
>> LAN and DMZ is max about 50 % of possible ( arround 5200 KBps) with
>> Trafic Shaper disabled. If I enable Trafic Shaper (with option to
>> share bandwidth evenly on LAN than speed reaches max at 4200 KBps. If
>> I move server in the LAN then I have speed at max arround 10000KBps.
>> Server in DMZ is connected directly to m0n0 DMZ NIC, LAN users are
>> connected via switch to m0n0.
>> Previously I had Realtek cards 8139 series and they all told me to buy
>> a good NIC such as Intel. The speed before was about 300 Bps slower
>> than with Intel NIC.
>> Is there anyhing to do to boost transfer between LAN and DMZ?
>> Regards,
>> Sasa
> The key is to find your bottleneck.  Have you looked at memory and
> processor usage during the transfers?  If so, what did you find?  If not,
> do that and let us know what you find.

My CPU usage is during the transfer at 1-2% and memory is stable at 35%.