Subject: Re: NetBSD in BSD Router / Firewall Testing
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Tancsa <email@example.com>
Date: 12/01/2006 13:07:44
At 12:23 PM 12/1/2006, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>On Dec 1, 2006, at 7:00 AM, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>>At 09:55 AM 12/1/2006, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>>> > ipintrq:
>>> > queue length: 0
>>> > maximum queue length: 256
>>> > packets dropped: 133721212
>>>This is the second report we've seen recently of packet drops in this
>>>queue. We need to understand what's going on, I think.
>>I am guessing I am just overwhelming the box no ? Each of my
>>generator boxes are blasting about 600Kpps in opposite directions
>>through the box 10 byte UDP packets. Even when doing just the one
>>stream in NetBSD, the box (r2) acting as the router is totally
>>unresponsive from the serial console and OOB NIC.
>I've jumped into this thread late -- what exactly is your
Details of the test setup at
>Are you using IP Filter
On NetBSD, enabled and disabled.... But not removed from the kernel
>or PF anywhere in the mix
Only on FreeBSD, but it was far too slow
>here? If not, then it would be good to know why IP Fast Forwarding
>isn't kicking in here (bypasses the IP input queue completely).
I was told options GATEWAY would do it. Perhaps because I am testing
SMP ? Dont know. This week was my first experience with NetBSD.