svn commit: r265792 - head/sys/kern
slw at zxy.spb.ru
Tue May 20 15:41:18 UTC 2014
On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 08:32:34AM -0700, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On 11 May 2014 01:31, Slawa Olhovchenkov <slw at zxy.spb.ru> wrote:
> > On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 12:53:37AM +0000, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> >> Author: adrian
> >> Date: Sat May 10 00:53:36 2014
> >> New Revision: 265792
> >> URL: http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/265792
> >> Log:
> >> Add in support to optionally pin the swi threads.
> >> Under enough load, the swi's can actually be preempted and migrated
> >> to other currently free cores. When doing RSS experiments, this lead
> >> to the per-CPU TCP timers not lining up any more with the RX CPU said
> >> flows were ending up on, leading to increased lock contention.
> >> Since there was a little pushback on flipping them on by default,
> >> I've left the default at "don't pin."
> >> The other less obvious problem here is that the default swi
> >> is also the same as the destination swi for CPU #0. So if one
> >> pins the swi on CPU #0, there's no default floating swi.
> >> A nice future project would be to create a separate swi for
> >> the "default" floating swi, as well as per-CPU swis that are
> >> (optionally) pinned.
> > MFC planed?
> > I have 10.0 box with aprox. 16Gbit TCP at peak.
> I've no plans to MFC it at the present.
> By itself it shouldn't do very much. The rest of RSS stack and driver
> changes have to go in before it'll matter.
> (But if you try it on 10.0 and it changes things, by all means let me know.)
I am try on 10.0, but not sure about significant improvement (may be
For current CPU (E5-2650 v2 @ 2.60GHz) hwpmc don't working (1. after
collect some data `pmcstat -R sample.out -G out.txt` don't decode any;
2. kldunload hwpmc do kernel crash) and I can't collect detailed
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