[Bloat] [Cerowrt-devel] beating the drum for BQL

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Aug 23 13:50:21 EDT 2018

On Thu, 23 Aug 2018, Rosen Penev wrote:

> Flow offloading can save quite a bit of CPU, even when done in software. 
> It also helps that the kernel network stack is getting better.

I tried this on my 10GE x86-64 test bed. It didn't help. It's %sirq 
limited it seems. flowoffload changed nothing. It helps on lower end CPU 
platforms (I've tried it there too), but not for the 10GE forwarding case.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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