[Oisf-users] af-packet max threads

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 18:35:59 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 7:52 PM, Jason Holmes <jholmes at psu.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any limit on the number of threads that can function on a single interface with af-packet+workers+mmap?  In particular, in a 64-core system with a single ethernet interface, if the af-packet threads option is set to 64 on the interface, will it be able to create 64 threads, all of which read and process packets from that interface?

Yes. Last time i tried it was 256 threads in total. I need to double
check that again....

> Thanks,
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> Jason Holmes
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