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Re: FBSD 1GBit router?



Bc. Radek Krejca escreveu:
Hi,

ZB> - upgrade at least to 6.3.  upgrading to 7.0 might also be better, depending
ZB> on hardware choices
ZB> - ensure your ethernet cards are on fast enough busses.  'em' (Intel Ether
ZB> Express 1000) flavor ports are my personal favorite
ZB> - enable polling (this will make a _huge_ difference by itself)
ZB> - your hardware is (likely) dual core.  Make sure every piece of hardware in
ZB> use doesn't involve any giant locks.  Under 6.x consider the mpsafenet
ZB> sysctl.  This is also a point on which 7.0 will shine.

I upgrade to 7.0RC3 but still the same. 418Mbit is the roof.

Is recommendable set MPSAFENET to 1 in versions 6.x to improve the performance?
and POLLING in the following system with 8 interfaces IF_EM ??

CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.20GHz (3200.13-MHz 686-class CPU)
Logical CPUs per core: 2
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!

Interfaces if_em:
  vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
  device     = '82546EB Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller'

--
Daniel

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