Patch for 1mpps on if_em (was: FreeBSD handles leapsecond correctly)

Massimo Lusetti massimo at
Sun Jan 8 02:59:13 PST 2006

On Sat, 2006-01-07 at 13:24 -0700, Scott Long wrote:

> I'm about to release a patch to Andre that should allow if_em to fast
> forward 1mpps or more on his hardware, using no shortcuts or hacks other
> than the inherent shortcut that the ffwd code provides.  The approach
> I'm taking also works on the other high performance network interfaces.
> There is also a lot of work going on to streamline the ifnet layer that
> will likely result in several hundred nanoseconds of latency being
> removed from there.  I'd personally love to see DragonFly approach this

Will all this great stuff end up in RELENG_6 branch?

That's very good news (TM) to hear... 

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