Re: [PATCH net-next v8 28/28] net: WireGuard secure network tunnel

From: Jason A. Donenfeld
Date: Thu Oct 25 2018 - 20:00:25 EST

Hi Andrew,

On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 12:53 AM Andrew Lunn <andrew@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is on the hot path, actually. Well, it's not on path of data
> > packets, but I do consider handshake packets to be fairly "warm".
> So for me, hot path is something called 10 million timers per
> second. How often do handshake packets happen?

I can actually imagine situations in which this rate might happen.
Handshake performance is important.