Packet passing performance study on exotic hardware.

Mike Tancsa mike at
Fri Oct 8 09:04:13 PDT 2004

At 10:08 AM 08/10/2004, David Gilbert wrote:

>Right out of the box, FreeBSD 5.3 (with polling) passed about 200
>kpps.  net.isr.enable=1 increased that without polling to about 220

Did you have kern.polling.idle_poll at 0 or 1 ? In my tests a few weeks ago 
this seemed to make a difference, but the load avg gets messed up.  Also, 
HZ does seem to make a difference at least in my tests on BETA5.


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