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From: Henning Brauer (lists-openbsdbsws.de)
Date: Mon Sep 20 2010 - 20:04:21 CDT
* Stuart Henderson <stuspacehopper.org> [2010-09-21 00:47]:
> On 2010-09-20, Andre Keller <aklist.ak.cx> wrote:
> > We did some tuning (mostly with informations from:
> > https://calomel.org/network_performance.html) and could improve the
> > performance:
> grr, that page again.
> "As a very general rule, using the on-board network card is going
> to be much slower than an add in PCI card"
> "A gigabit network controller built on board using the CPU will
> slow the entire system down. More than likely the system will not
> even be able to sustain 100MB speeds while also pegging the CPU at
> and people still use it for kernel tuning advice?
that is indeed horribly wrong. in many cases it is the exact opposite
of the truth these days.
> > sysctl net.inet.tcp.recvspace=262144
> > sysctl net.inet.tcp.sendspace=262144
> > sysctl net.inet.udp.recvspace=262144
> > sysctl net.inet.udp.sendspace=262144
> the net.inet.*space values HAVE NO EFFECT on routed packets.
as said a gazillion times.
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