Re: Info: NAPI performance at "low" loads

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 16:54:42 EST

David S. Miller wrote:
> Any driver should be able to get the NAPI overhead to max out at
> 2 PIOs per packet.

Just to pick nits... my example went from 2 or 3 IOs [depending on the
presence/absence of a work loop] to 6 IOs.

Feel free to re-read my message and point out where an IO can be


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