DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-06
Re: dispatch most functionality of ether_input to protocol threads
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 1:01 AM, Matthew Dillon
> :Following patch dispatch most ether_input functionality to protocol threads:
> :I have done some tests with em. Bridge and normal operation works
> :with the patch. Hopefully, I could adapt vlan and fastforwarding
> :before this release. After this release, I plan to switch ether_input
> :to use ether_input_chain2 in this patch and move on to parallelize
> :Since the new code is not built by default, I want to commit it soon,
> :if no one objects.
> :Best Regards,
> :Live Free or Die
> It looks good. I agree we need to cut down the abstraction a bit
> in that area. We definitely want to just figure out the cpu and get
> the packet onto that cpu ASAP.
> We need to be careful about the 2.0 release. This coming week is
> the last full week we have to do any really major surgery on the kernel.
> I want us to have a good two weeks in July for testing leading up to
> the release.
OK, I will limit the vlan and fastforwarding adaption to my local tree :)
Live Free or Die