Subject: Re: Recommendation for gated
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 12/25/1994 14:14:24
> > - put 'options GATEWAY' in the kernel on your server (and recompile)
> Or, as I do, you can put ``sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1'' into
> /etc/netstart.

it's worth noting that using 'options GATEWAY' also doubles the size
of your MBUF pool.

That's not something you want to do if you're really low on memory,
but otherwise, it can be helpful on machines with a high network load
and/or machines serving serial network connections (i.e. SLIP/PPP).