[Oisf-users] Improved PF_RING support, please test!

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Mon Mar 7 17:47:37 UTC 2011

On 03/07/2011 06:15 PM, Chris Wakelin wrote:
> On 28/02/11 20:23, Victor Julien wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> I know a couple of you are running PF_RING in a high speed environment.
>> The attached patch means to improve it's performance. It adds a new
>> option called "pfring.threads" that controls the number of reader
>> threads the pfring code uses. I've tested (lightly) with 1, 4 and 8
>> which all worked fine. There are some more improvements, including the
>> removal of one memcpy per packet...
> OK, giving it a go with 4 threads ...

It seems that the maximum is 8 threads here. Not sure if that can be set
higher if the number of slots in pfring are increased. Anyone try that?


Victor Julien
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