Re: Info: NAPI performance at "low" loads

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 16:32:09 EST

"David S. Miller" wrote:
> From: Manfred Spraul <>
> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 21:53:03 +0200
> Receiver:
> $ loadtest
> This appears to be x86 only, sorry I can't test this out for you as
> all my boxes are sparc64.
> I was actually eager to try your tests out here.
> Do you really need to use x86 instructions to do what you
> are doing? There are portable pthread mutexes available.

There is a similar background loadtester at .

It's fairly fancy - I wrote it for measuring networking
efficiency. It doesn't seem to have any PCisms....

(I measured similar regression using an ancient NAPIfied
3c59x a long time ago).
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