[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: i386 home firewall/router/nat bottleneck diagnostics?
On Mar 24, 2011, at 5:31 PM, yancm%sdf.lonestar.org@localhost wrote:
> Something else I noticed with ifconfig:
> wm0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> address: 00:1b:21:94:ff:8d
> media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT
> status: active
> inet 10.1.10.10 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 10.1.10.255
> inet6 fe80::21b:21ff:fe94:ff8d%wm0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> Apparently I have some hardware capabilities on these cards I do not have on.
> Would turning these on help?
Enabling hardware checksum support is almost always helpful. Enabling TSO
seems to be a lot more of a hit-or-miss situation, depending a lot on whether
you are running at 100 or 1000Mb/s, how much data is being written to the
network at a time, and so forth.
> If so, how would I do that?
ifconfig wm0 ip4csum-tx ip4csum-rx [ ... ]
Main Index |
Thread Index |