decreasing interrupt CPU load

Steven Hartland killing at
Fri Oct 22 09:31:35 PDT 2004

If you try standard packets e.g. an unlimited single ftp transfer
does it limit to HZ interrupts / s? That's what I see when just looking
in systat ( vm ) without this its around 4000 -> 6000 i/s
depending on if link0 is active.

    Steve / K
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Claudiu Chirita" <claudiu.chirita at>

> I've made some tests with netperf to generate small size UDP packets.
> With polling enabled, I saw performance decreasing.
> Claudiu C.

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