Subject: Re: Tune up NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/27/2006 19:33:33
On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 17:35:25 +0300 (EEST)
"Rimantas Petrauskas" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> i'm using NetBSD 2.0.1 on IBM x335 machine. It is internet gateway for
> about 2000 clients. I'm monitoring "/usr/sbin/ipfstat -hio" stats with
> MRTG and when in/out packets reaches 90000000, the server seems to have
> some problems. It looks like packets are droped or something. Can anyone
> give me a realy good link on "How to tune up NetBSD for high traffic
> networks" or something like that? Or maybe you could paste some usefull
> sysctl or kernel values, because i am not realy good at this point.

A good starting point would be:

Other links that may be of interest:

You should also tcpdump your traffic when the problem occurs
to be actually able to see what happens.