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Re: size of a state table entry for pf?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: size of a state table entry for pf?
- From: Henning Brauer <lists-openbsd_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 14:08:50 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* Jason Crawford <jasonrcrawford_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> [2005-04-21 22:09]:
> I was wondering, how does one determine exactly how much memory one
> state table entry uses for pf? I was looking at some code, and
> printing sizeof(struct pf_state) looks like it might be what I want,
> however I'm not positive. I wouldn't want to get it wrong, and make
> the state table bigger than the actual memory of a firewall can
> handle, and suddenly it's panicing due to pool exhaustion. I am just
> trying to get an idea about the maximum number of states that a
> firewall can handle, depending on how much ram it has.
if it was that easy pf would do the math itself, don't ya think.
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