lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [29]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
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.

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

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans