[Snort-devel] R: [Ethereal-dev] Re: Fwd: kyxtech: freebsd outsniffed by wintendo !!?!?

Fulvio Risso risso at ...157...
Tue Dec 12 10:53:31 EST 2000


I do not agree with you.
Partially supported by Ms Research means that we got:
- software
- 1 Dell workstation

That's it.
I *strongly* suggest to ask someone before opening your mouth.
Cheers,

    fulvio

PS As Loris said, we sent an e-mail to tcpdump-workers asking for that. We
were really surprised by the poor performances of BSD. Anyway, no one
answered. So, please...


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Subject: [Ethereal-dev] Re: Fwd: kyxtech: freebsd outsniffed by wintendo
!!?!?


>
>
> On  7 Dec, Dragos Ruiu wrote:
> >
> > (Hurm.... Wintendo outperforming unix???!??  Something's
> >  improper about this, and it ought to be fixed...  :-)
> >  Comments?  Other OS numbers: more recent
> >  FreeBSD versions? Solaris? Tru64? Optimization
> >  patches? Can those OO MSDN lobotomies actually
> >  be good things? Hurm... The Italian gauntlet has
> >  been thrown down....   --dr :-)
> >
> > url: http://netgroup-serv.polito.it/winpcap/docs/performance.htm
> >
> I'm not sure if we could find someone of this caliber to
> run the test again. For once I must agree with Mike Smith ;-)
>
> Clearly the page:
>
> http://netgroup-serv.polito.it/winpcap/
>
> says, "partially sponsored by MicroSoft Research".
>
> IMHO, it bait -- bad bait at that. IMO, M$ has found
> some hole in the FreeBSD kernel and is intending to expose it.
> Although I suspect the hole's been cleaned up by now by core.
>
> If Terry Lambert can chimes in, I know we might get some
> real answers. I'm not convinced by this M$ agent.
>
> Jessem.
>
>
>
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