[Oisf-users] Performance on multiple CPUs

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Wed Aug 31 12:06:25 UTC 2011

On 08/26/2011 07:44 PM, Dave Remien wrote:
> If Gene is still reading from a RAM drive, I wouldn't think that he's
> "limited to only a single packet reader thread", pcap-read-performance-wise,
> unless his pcap library was compiled without optimization.

If you try the git master, we have re-factored the way pcap file mode
reads packets, so possibly there is a speed up there.

In general I think you are correct Dave, the issue is probably more
distributing the packets over all the waiting cores/threads quickly enough.

> YMMV...
> (And welcome back from vacation, Victor!)

Thanks! Had a great time!


Victor Julien
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