Van Jacobson's network stack restructure
bohra at cs.rutgers.edu
Wed Feb 1 07:34:17 PST 2006
Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>Last week, at the Linux.conf.au in Dunedin, Van Jacobson presented
>some slides about work he has been doing rearchitecting the Linux
>network stack. He claims to have reduced the CPU usage by 80% and
>doubled network throughput (he expects more, but it was limited by
>memory bandwidth). The approach looks like it would work on FreeBSD
>as well. I spoke to him and he confirmed.
The approach there is very similar to Lazy Receiver Processing. More
available here :
Maybe people want to look at that as well.
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