Re: Loopback and Nagle's algorithm

From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Tue Apr 12 2011 - 09:08:32 EST

Le mardi 12 avril 2011 Ã 13:54 +0200, Jiri Kosina a Ãcrit :
> On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Adam McLaurin wrote:
> > > It may be caused by an increase in context switch rate, as both sender
> > > and receiver are on the same machine.
> >
> > I'm not sure that's what's happening, since the box where I'm running
> > this test has 8 physical CPU's and 32 cores in total.
> Have you tried firing up the testcase under perf, to see what it reveals
> as the bottleneck?
CC netdev

This rings a bell here.

I suspect we hit mod_timer() / lock_timer_base() because of delack
timer constantly changing.

I remember raising this point last year :

David answer :

I am afraid no change was done...

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