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Re: IPsec performance

To: Miika Komu <miika@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPsec performance
From: Dave Dillow <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 10:17:19 -0400
Cc: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>, Netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 2005-05-03 at 09:44 +0300, Miika Komu wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2005, Dave Dillow wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 2005-05-03 at 08:25 +0300, Miika Komu wrote:
> > > However, this does explain why I got only 1.9 megabytes/s with 3DES.
> >
> > What was your hardware? Without knowing what you're running on, it's
> > impossible to tell if that is good or bad.
> >
> > Linux Journal was getting ~5.5MB/s on a PIV 2.2GHz.
> > I get ~2.1MB/s on a 550MHz Athlon.
> 
> Intel Pentium III 500 MHz

3DES is processor intensive. I'd say 1.9MB/s is reasonable for the
hardware you are on.

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