Subject: Re: TCP/IP tuning
To: None <>
From: Thomas Miller <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/28/2004 10:33:55
Jean-Edouard BABIN <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I think that for a 5Mb/sec connection you did 
> not have to tune the system to
> much (exept if you use a very old computer...)
> Tuning may be more usefull for Gigabit i think

Please see my immediate previous post to the list 
about why I think the default receive window size 
might need to be increased.  If I am wrong, please 
help me understand my mistake.  

> Also on my kernel (1.6ZH) kern.mbuf.nmbclusters 
> can be changed with sysctl

Yes, that's what `man sysctl` seems to say.  I might 
have missed this if you hadn't been kind enough to 
emphasize it.  Thank you very much for a really 
helpful comment.  

Kindest regards,