Software router state of the art
jeff at ocjtech.us
Wed Jul 23 19:50:41 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Adrian Chadd <adrian at creative.net.au> wrote:
> Various FreeBSD related guys are working on parallelising the forwarding
> layer enough to use the multiple tx/rx queues in some chipsets such as the
> Intel gig/10ge stuff.
> Linux apparently is/has headed down this path.
I've seen some notes from Dave Miller about adding multiple TX queues
to the 2.6.27 kernel. See Dave's blog for the gory details:
AFAIK he hasn't made any claims about performance improvements. I
don't know the state of RX queues in Linux.
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