[Oisf-devel] imporve flow table in workers runmode

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Wed Apr 3 08:19:56 UTC 2013

On 04/03/2013 02:31 AM, Song liu wrote:
> Right now, all workers will share one big flow table, and there will be
> contention for it.
> Supposed that the network interface is flow affinity, each worker will
> handle individual flows.
> In this way, I think it makes more sense that each worker has its own
> flow table rather than one big table to reduce contention.

We've been discussing this before and I think it would make sense. It
does require quite a bit of refactoring though, especially since we'd
have to support the current setup as well for the non-workers runmodes.

Victor Julien
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