DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-11
Re: DP performance
--- Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> :What kind of "benefits" would be realized for
> :systems being used primary as a router/bridge,
> :given that its almost 100% kernel usage?
> Routing packets doesn't take much cpu
> unless you are running a gigabit
> of actual bandwidth (or more). If you
> aren't doing anything else with
> the machine then the cheapest AMD XP will
> do the job.
Then let's pretend that we are routing "lots" of
Obviously the goal of a DP machine is to break
the performance ceiling of a single processor
machine, otherwise why would anyone spend the
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