1. Sergei_Shablovsky

    PF How BSD pf performance depend on CPU frequency, L2/L3 cache size

    Hi, hardware gurus! How exactly BSD pf performance (in matter of low latency, high PPS, etc) depend on bus frequency, main CPU frequency and L2/L3 cache size in multi-package (mean physical multi-CPU, like Intel E5500/5600, E5-2000 series) server systems that intend working as border firewall...
  2. Sergei_Shablovsky

    How FreeBSD utilize multicore processors and multi-CPU systems?

    Hi, FreeBSD guru! How FreeBSD utilize multicore processors in ONE CPU systems ? How FreeBSD utilize multicore processors in multi-CPU systems ?
  3. G

    Added 2nd CPU, not showing in sysctl

    Hi, I have a pfsense box which is running FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p5. It is virtualised and was having performance problems so I have shut it down, added a 2nd CPU and booted it back up again. I also increased the RAM to 1Gb. If I run sysctl hw I see hw.ncpu is still 1 and looking in dmesg I can...