Re: [pfSense] NIC Offloading Setting Questions

2015-03-04 Thread Jim Thompson
On Mar 4, 2015, at 12:54 AM, Bryan D. pfse...@derman.com wrote: Today, having received a pair of SuperMicro AOC-SG-i2 NICs from the pfSense store, I asked about the applicable pfSense offloading settings (via the pfSense contact form). Receiving an oblique (non-)response, I re-sent a

[pfSense] Using iperf to test throughout

2015-03-04 Thread Manojav Sridhar
Folks, I am running pfSense 2.2 64-bit on a APU1D4 box. I have installed the iperf package. If I start iperfin either I then I loose all connectivity to my VLAN. The router is accessible only via the serial console. From the console I am able to ping WAN ips via the WAN interface but nothing

Re: [pfSense] NIC Offloading Setting Questions

2015-03-04 Thread Bryan D.
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

Re: [pfSense] NIC Offloading Setting Questions

2015-03-04 Thread Jens Tautenhahn
Am 04.03.2015 um 16:17 schrieb Jim Thompson: LRO works by aggregating multiple incoming packets from a single stream into a larger buffer before they are passed higher up the networking stack, thus reducing the number of packets that have to be processed. LRO should not be used on machines

Re: [pfSense] default firewall rules

2015-03-04 Thread Sean
Pardon the hijack but if I was using dnsmasq and upgraded to 2.2 and wanted to use unbound instead whats the best way to switch? (Note: already did the upgrade to 2.2). On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 11:37 AM, Brian Candler b.cand...@pobox.com wrote: On 28/02/2015 15:16, Randy Bush wrote: if i

Re: [pfSense] NIC Offloading Setting Questions

2015-03-04 Thread Bryan D.
On 2015-Mar-04, at 2:08 PM, Jim Thompson j...@netgate.com wrote: 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