Re: [net-next rfc V3 0/9] Multiqueue API for macvtap
From: Jason Wang
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 23:07:39 EST
On 06/05/2013 06:36 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 02:36:23PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> > Hi all:
>> > This series implements a v3 of fully tuntap compatiable API which could be used
>> > by userspace to manage multiple macvtap queues. The main parts is to add
>> > TUNSETQUEUE ioctl support for macvtap.
>> > Patch 1 - 5 was some tuntap compatibility and misc cleanups.
>> > Patch 6 removes the linear search in macvtap by reshuffling the macvtaps array
>> > each time a queue is removed. After this, we could store both enabled and
>> > disabled queues in the same array without introducing extra data structure.
>> > Patch 7 let TUNSETIFF can create multiqueue device, nothing but some check
>> > were added.
>> > Patch 8 implement TUNSETQUEUE ioctl
>> > Patch 9 reports IFF_MULTI_QUEUE to userspace to notify the userspace that the
>> > multiqueue API is completed.
>> > Flow caches implememtation were missed in this version, since I am doing
>> > rework on the tuntap flow caches. Have some some stress test with both netperf
>> > and pktgen.
>> > Please review, thanks.
> FYI by netdev rules RFC means "don't apply yet".
Ok, let me remove the rfc in next series.
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