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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 […]

HP L7600/L7650 and Samba/FreeBSD


This all-in-one printer can scan to a Windows share. I have a Windows share hosted by Samba on FreeBSD. Unfortunately, the printer/scanner intermittently (and pretty often) says it can’t find my FreeBSD machine when I–or more importantly my wife tries to scan a document. I went pretty deep on this and took a packet capture: […]