[Oisf-devel] 77b708=WIN?

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Tue Sep 27 15:14:52 UTC 2011

On 09/27/2011 05:11 PM, Martin Holste wrote:
>> Maybe I just misunderstand you, but runmode single is using a single
>> packet processing pipeline. If you need more I suggest autofp.
> If I understood Will correctly, the single runmode for PF_RING was
> because PF_RING already does all of the flow distribution, so you want
> as close to n number of singles as possible to keep all of the threads
> related to a given flow on the proper CPU.  I don't know if that's
> been corrected in autofp now.

I just yelled at Will (staying at his place currently) for misusing the
"single" name for it. Single is meant to have a single packet processing
pipeline in a single thread, and certainly not multiple of those. I just
got confused by the same. Any suggestions for a better name of this runmode?

Victor Julien
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