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    SubjectRe: Networking with slow CPUs
    On Fri, 29 Mar 2002 pjd@fred001.dynip.com wrote:

    > Robert Schwebel wrote:
    > >
    > > Is there a possibility to "harden" a small machine (33 MHz embedded
    > > device) against e.g. flood pings from the outside world?
    >
    > It *is* bleeding edge, as someone else pointed out, but you should
    > really investigate NAPI. It's designed to make Linux resiliant against
    > non-flow-controlled network loads like routing, which sounds like
    > just the ticket.

    There is rate limiting in recent iptables, as well. I don't regard
    iptable as bleeding edge, so that may have a higher comfort level.

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    bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
    CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
    Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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