High throughput bgp links using gentoo + stipped kernel
ryangard at gmail.com
Fri May 24 19:17:39 UTC 2013
Do you have a source on this? Reason I ask is because any recent
documentation I've come across indicates that polling is recommended to
reduce chances of livelock on a running system.
On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Eduardo Schoedler <listas at esds.com.br>wrote:
> 2013/5/19 Andrew Jones <aj at jonesy.com.au>
> > As for migration to another OS, I find FreeBSD better as a matter of
> >> network performance. The last time I checked OpenBSD was either
> >> lacking or was in the early stages of multiple cores support.
> > If you do decide to go the FreeBSD route (you can run openbgpd on FreeBSD
> > if you like), check out the POLLING option on ethernet NICs, it cuts down
> > on the number of interrupts and can increase performance, particularly
> > dealing with smaller packets.
> Polling on FreeBSD in modern NICs is discouraged.
> Eduardo Schoedler
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