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Keeping FreeBSD TCP performance in the midst of a highly-buffered connection


I was perplexed recently, when I began an rsync job to a raspberry pi server. I know exactly what limits the bandwidth of this connection–it is the CPU (or network) on the Raspberry Pi, which cannot accept data fast enough. So, even though my server is on a 1 Gbit/s interface, and the Raspberry Pi […]

Tuning FreeBSD for Samba network performance


I’ve already compiled a custom kernel that enables polling. I’m now following in : Luckily, I had already built samba with AIO support. In : In : in : See also Nuts. Still topping out at 11 MB/s. Wonder if it’s the disk, or if it’s the Windows 7 machine that I’m using […]