Freebsd IP Forwarding performance (question, and some info)
[7-stable, current, em, smp]
peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Mon Jul 7 22:13:03 UTC 2008
On 2008-Jul-07 13:25:13 -0700, Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> wrote:
>what you need is a speculative prefetch where you an tell teh
>processor "We will probably need the following address so start
>getting it while we go do other stuff".
This looks like the PREFETCH instructions that exist in at least amd64
and SPARC. Unfortunately, their optimal use is very implementation-
dependent and the AMD documentation suggests that incorrect use can
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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