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 From:  Tim Nelson <tnelson at rockbochs dot com>
 To:  atmlogic at kmts dot ca
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Slow m0nowall?
 Date:  Thu, 21 Jan 2010 09:06:05 -0600 (CST)
----- "Andrew @ ATM Logic" <atmlogic at kmts dot ca> wrote:
> Anyone have some thoughts on what I can look at...    My Monowall box
> (running on a PIII and a 8mb CF card) has been slowing down traffic
> slower
> and slower over the last year until now its down to about half that
> of
> dialup.  I have ruled all the wireless gear (tested with a cable
> plugged
> direct from the WAN to a PC and downloaded from my own web server (on
> the
> LAN side) at only 1.27kbs  :-(
> 
> I was wanting to try upgrading the image but... stuck with 1.2x due to
> my
> 8mb card.
> 
> So, anyone have some thoughts on what I could/should look at?
> 
> Can I export my config, then set everything to defaults and import my
> config?  I have no special rules, just using a custom splash page and
> a
> dozen users.  It was so many years ago I set it up that I totally
> forget
> everything I did to create it  :-)

It sounds like a hardware problem to me. Or, your user base has been growing (and it sounds like
you're using captive portal) and you need some more RAM. What kind of NICs are in the box? Can you
also check which interrupts are assigned to them?

--Tim