Hi everyone! I need to buy a server for a medium-sized network. The server will run FreeBSD but I'm not quite sure wich. It will need to support 500 Mbps upload and 500 Mbps dowload, perhaps more, and NAT at 50-60 Mbps, firewall, bandwidth shaping and logging with netflows. I want to buy a dual-core Xeon at around 3 GHz. Now, I heared that FreeBSD doesn't support polling along with SMP. Question is: does FreeBSD support both SMP and polling in version 6.2? And if yes how good? Or, will the processing power of the dual core make up for the loss of the polling? Wich firewall and/or NAT software if more fit for SMP in this case? Will a single-core Xeon at 3.6 GHz hold up for these demands?
Thanks for you time! Alex. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"