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Re: IPsec performance

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Subject: Re: IPsec performance
From: Miika Komu <miika@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 22:09:02 +0300 (EEST)
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On Mon, 2 May 2005, Miika Komu wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> I compared TCP-over-NULL-ESP vs. plain-TCP throughput with "ttcp" tool and
> obtained the following results:
>
> Plain-TCP:    11 megabytes/s
> NULL-ESP:     2.5 megabytes/s
>
> Am I doing something wrong? I did the measurements by transferring a 100
> megabyte file using vanilla 2.6.7 kernel and IPv6. Seems like my
> results are inconsistent at least with measurements published by Linux
> Journal:
>
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7840
>
> The main differences with the Linux Journal measurements are that I used a
> significantly larger filesize and IPv6. So, I tried to run the same with
> IPv4 and got similar results... any ideas?

I browsed the archives also and found this one:

http://oss.sgi.com/archives/netdev/2004-12/msg00801.html

Nothing has been done for this?

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Miika Komu              miika@xxxxxx          http://www.iki.fi/miika/

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