Subject: Re: Force10 Networks uses NetBSD to build Software Scalability into
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Stephen Borrill <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 02/15/2007 21:52:04
On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> Not a question for -advocacy I know, but we sell NetBSD-based Internet
>> servers and using them for routing and bridging. On any decent-sized
>> network, we have real issues with nmbcluster exhaustion especially when
>> doing bridging (or when clients have blaster-type viruses or people have
>> created network loops). Makes me wonder how these people use this in
>> serious dedicated applications. It seems like it's an easy DoS attack.
> Just ajdust NMBCLUSTERS for your application :)

It's up to 16384 at one site which seems high to me.