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Date:   Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:43:59 +0200
From:   Kristian Evensen <kristian.evensen@...il.com>
To:     Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>
Cc:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@...unet.com>,
        ilant@...lanox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/10] xfrm: remove flow cache

Hi,

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 2:40 PM, Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de> wrote:
> Can you test attached patch?
>
> I'd like to see how much the pcpu cache helps or if it actually hurts
> in your setup.
>
> Subject: [TEST PATCH 4.14.y] xfrm: remove pcpu policy cache
>
> We need to re-evaluate if this still buys anything after indirect calls
> got more expensive (retpolines).
> When pcpu xdst exists, it has to be validated first (which needs
> indirect calls).  So even if hit rate is good, it might be cheaper to
> allocate a new xdst entry.
>
> Furthermore, the current xdst cache needs to run with BH off, which
> is also not needed when its removed.
>
> Compile tested only.

Thanks! I will prepare a firmware for one of my devices tonight, start
testing tomorrow and report back when I have some results.

BR,
Kristian

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