Proposed 6.2 em RELEASE patch

Jack Vogel jfvogel at
Fri Nov 10 22:00:11 UTC 2006

On 11/10/06, Mike Tancsa <mike at> wrote:
> Some more tests. I tried again with what was committed to today's
> RELENG_6. I am guessing its pretty well the same patch.  Polling is
> the only way to avoid livelock at a high pps rate.  Does anyone know
> of any simple tools to measure end to end packet loss ? Polling will
> end up dropping some packets and I want to be able to compare.  Same
> hardware from the previous post.

The commit WAS the last patch I posted. SO, making sure I understood you,
you are saying that POLLING is doing better than FAST_INTR, or only
better than the legacy code that went in with my merge?


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