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 From:  Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama dot com>
 To:  Harri Hyyppa <oh6hik at sral dot fi>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall throughput
 Date:  Wed, 22 Feb 2006 17:06:11 -0500
You have to remember they're based on different kernels. Driver support 
for your NICs and whether or not polling is enabled might be at fault.

Harri Hyyppa wrote:
> We had some testing with monowall 1.21  (generic-pc) and pfsense 
> (whatever (1.0.beta1?)).
> Throughput with same equipment was somewhat interesting.
> With m0n0wall we got 10-12 Mbit/s, with pfsense we got 90-100 Mbit/s. 
> Is there something that we did wrong with m0n0wall or is pfsense that 
> much better? (Lan performance, bridged performance was almost same on 
> either one)


Alex Neuman van der Hans
N&K Technology Consultants
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