Subject: Re: gif interfaces and forwarding rate
To: Frederick Lefebvre <Frederick.Lefebvre@hexago.com>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2003 09:52:25
>I did some performance tests on gif interfaces on a NetBSD 1.6 system. I
>created a number of IPv6 in IPv4 tunnels on a NetBSD host and took a
>throughput measurement with iperf by sending traffic to only one tunnel.
>Varying the number of configured tunnels(gif interfaces) on the machines
>provided very troubling results.
remove "#define USE_ENCAPCHECK" from sys/netinet/in_gif.c and
sys/netinet6/in6_gif.c, then you will see a lot better performance.
(due to the use of radix lookup)