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 From:  Dennis Karlsson <dennis at denniskarlsson dot com>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b1 released
 Date:  Sat, 23 Dec 2006 22:39:14 +0100
Yes, maybe it's too slow.
It's a Pentium 3 900MHz with 768 MB RAM. It has three Intel PRO/1000 and 
a 802.11b card (will try a 802.11g soon).

/ Dennis

Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 12/23/06, Dennis Karlsson <dennis at denniskarlsson dot com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> FYI;
>> The firewall CPU usage goes up to 100% when downloading a few torrents
>> at a total of 5-6MB/s.
> What are your hardware specs?
> This is likely normal and was expected (unless your hardware is
> clearly oversized).  This version of FreeBSD requires significantly
> more hardware than previous versions, though with SMP systems it's
> faster than the older versions.  With multi-core CPU's becoming the
> norm, OS's have had to make changes to take advantage of SMP.  In the
> process, uniprocessor systems, especially sub-300 MHz systems, have
> seen a significant performance reduction.  You'll see your max
> throughput drop roughly in half on slower hardware.
> -Chris
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