> On Mar 4, 2015, at 2:02 PM, Bryan D. <pfse...@derman.com> wrote:
> On 2015-Mar-04, at 6:20 AM, compdoc <comp...@hotrodpc.com> wrote:
>> For me, what happens after enabling or disabling those settings are
>> immediately apparent.
> I guess my approach w.r.t. a mailing list has always been that I'd like to 
> help others avoid spending time learning something I can help with.  As such 
> (paraphrasing) "try it and you'll see" isn't a response I'd give.  Of course, 
> in absence of finding the answer in the documentation or via Mr. Google, we 
> can always set up a test system and investigate (given the ominous warnings, 
> I wouldn't have done so on a production system) ... but then why have the 
> list?

You’re aware that I work for Netgate, right?

> On 2015-Mar-04, at 7:17 AM, Jim Thompson <j...@netgate.com> wrote:
>> Answering any question post-sale is “support”.
> Ah, so I should have asked _before_ ordering the NICs?  $;-)

There are many of you, and few of us.

>>> Does anyone know the answer to my questions about the various offloading 
>>> settings that should be used with these cards?
>> LRO works by aggregating [...]
>> In case it’s not clear by now, these settings are all *disabled* by default 
>> in pfSense.
> Thank you for an answer that nicely goes "above and beyond" my expected "(we) 
> use these settings" response.
> So your effort can be of maximum benefit, I've submitted a slightly 
> edited/formatted version of this to be included in the WiKi's applicable 
> pfSense documentation page.

I’m sure the pfSense guys will enjoy that.


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