svn commit: r218211 - in head/sys: conf netinet

Randall Stewart rrs at lakerest.net
Fri Feb 4 08:40:12 UTC 2011


On Feb 4, 2011, at 1:40 AM, Robert Watson wrote:

> 
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2011, Randall Stewart wrote:
> 
>> Author: rrs
>> Date: Thu Feb  3 10:05:30 2011
>> New Revision: 218211
>> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/218211
>> 
>> Log:
>> Adds an experimental option to create a pool of
>> threads. These serve as input threads and are queued
>> packets based on the V-tag number. This is similar to
>> what a modern card can do with queue's for TCP... but
>> alas modern cards know nothing about SCTP.
> 
> Hmm.  It might be better to add a new NETISR_SCTP and use netisr's support for multithreading?
> 
> (I'm preparing a patch for review that enhances that a bit so that protocols can be a bit more expressive in terms of specifying dispatch policy, etc, currently).
> 
> Robert

Robert:

Let me know when the patch goes in and point me in the general direction
of what code to look at and I will convert it to use it... In the mean
time I will do a couple of minor fixes that jb suggested and then
use this for the measurements I am doing ;)

R



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