vlan forwarding performance (was Proposed em forwawrding performance)

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Wed Nov 29 13:51:32 PST 2006

At 04:35 PM 11/29/2006, Robert Watson wrote:

>You may want to datestamp the version of HEAD you're using in each 
>test (assuming it changes between tests).

Ahh, Good point. I have been using the sources always from Nov 24th 
to make comparisons as similar as possible for the tests with 7.0

>which will affect a broad range of performance 
>characteristics.  There have also been VLAN tagging related 
>performance improvements made in HEAD that aren't present in 
>RELENG_6, avoiding extra memory allocations and frees in storing the tags.

I ran the tests against RELENG_6 then as well and have posted those 
results. There does indeed seem to be a slight improvement in HEAD 
over RELENG_6.


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