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Re: Strange public traceroutes return private RFC1918 addresses

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Tue Feb 03 13:50:30 2004

Leo Bicknell wrote:

because at the higher data rates (eg 40 gige) it makes a huge difference
in host usage. You can fit 6 times in the data in a 9K packet that
you can in a 1500 byte packet, which means 1/6th the interrupts, DMA
transfers, ACL checks, etc, etc, etc.

This is wrong. Interrupt moderation has been there for quite a while, DMA is chained and

ACL checks I can agree on, but if you are optimizing the system, what do you need ACL�s
for anyway because you can make the applications secure in the first place?