max connections on WRT54G running Tomato

Ryan Byrd ryanbyrd at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 21:06:20 MDT 2011


this chart seems to indicate the tomato can handle 16 simultaneous
connections:

http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/lanwan/lanwan-features/30437-can-dd-wrt-or-tomato-fix-bad-routing?showall=&start=2

Firmware Simultaneous Up/Dn Throughput
(Mbps) Dn Throughput
(Mbps) Up Throughput
(Mbps) Max. Simultaneous Connections  Linksys 4.30.12 28.2 50.2 47.2
 48  DD-WRT v23sp2 31.0 31.6 30.4 60  Tomato 1.19 19.1 57.4 53.7 16  Winner
*DD-WRT* *Tomato* *Tomato* *DD-WRT*

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Wade Preston Shearer <
wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:

> On 5 Oct 2011, at 20:53, Andy Bradford wrote:
>
> > Thus said Wade Preston Shearer on Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:35:44 MDT:
> >
> >> On the Conntrack/Netfilter tab under  Advanced, there is a setting for
> >> Maximum  Connections. It  is  set  to 4096.  According  to the  Tomato
> >> documentation, this  is the  default. Does this  really mean  that the
> >> router should be able to handle 4096 wireless devices connected at the
> >> same time?
> >
> > If I had to guess I would say that this means it can handle 4096 entries
> > in  it's state  table  (for  the firewall),  and  not necessarily,  4096
> > wireless peers.
>
> Any ideas on how to determine how many peers/clients it can handle?
>
>
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