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 From:  James Baber <origin at gmail dot com>
 To:  mitch at webcob dot com, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] More throughput testing - m0n0wall to m0n0wall (wired) IPSec
 Date:  Fri, 4 Jun 2004 07:18:49 -0700
I am using the higest end compression HiFn chip available from Soekris
(vpn14x1) on both units, they both have 266 MHz processors, and I used
crossover cables to ensure the highest throughput... so I thought they
would be as fast as possible.  I was just wondering if I was doing
something wrong.

James

On Thu, 3 Jun 2004 22:17:24 -0700, Mitch (WebCob) <mitch at webcob dot com> wrote:
> 
> There are compression coprocessors available for the soekris... maybe it was
> using one of those?
> 
> m/
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James Baber [mailto:origin at gmail dot com]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2004 8:10 PM
> > To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > Subject: [m0n0wall] More throughput testing - m0n0wall to m0n0wall
> > (wired) IPSec
> >
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have the following setup to test performance (all via crossover cable):
> >
> > PC1 - m0n0wall1 (net4801 w/1401) - m0n0wall2 (WRAP w/1411) - PC2
> >
> > I'm getting raw throughput of 38 Mbps (firewall pass all, no NAT).
> > With 3DES/SHA1 I get on average 1.7 Mbps throughput.  With
> > Blowfish/SHA1 I get on average 4.2 Mbps throughput.
> >
> > I've seen claims of 10x these results.  Is my setup incorrect?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > James
> >
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