jhb at freebsd.org
Tue Aug 3 13:57:09 UTC 2010
On Monday, August 02, 2010 2:23:57 pm Brett Glass wrote:
> The article at
> describes SMP optimizations to the Linux kernel (the article
> mistakenly calls them "protocols," but they're not) which steer the
> processing of incoming network packets to the CPU core that is
> running the process for which they're destined. (Doing this
> requires code which straddles network layers in interesting ways.)
> The article claims that these optimizations are Google's invention,
> though they simply seem like a common sense way to make the best
> use of CPU cache.
> The article claims dramatic performance improvements due to this
> optimization. Anything like this in the works for FreeBSD?
You should talk to Robert Watson, he is working on something similar.
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