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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 10:44:39 +0800
From:	Franko Fang <huananhu@...wei.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, william.allen.simpson@...il.com
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	zihan@...wei.com, greg@...ah.com, haegar@...net.de
Subject: Re: PATCH 23/10]Optimize the upload speed for PPP connection.

Thanks your advice.

But generally, PAGE_SIZE is 4096, whether it is too large or not?

If PAGE_SIZE is really appropriate, then I can resubmit the patch.

Thanks very much.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
To: <william.allen.simpson@...il.com>
Cc: <huananhu@...wei.com>; <netdev@...r.kernel.org>; <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>; <zihan@...wei.com>; <greg@...ah.com>; <haegar@...net.de>
Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 9:46 PM
Subject: Re: PATCH 23/10]Optimize the upload speed for PPP connection.


> From: William Allen Simpson <william.allen.simpson@...il.com>
> Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 07:46:08 -0400
> 
>> Concur.  I'd go further than that, my code usually made room for at
>> least
>> a full MTU (MRU) with HDLC escaping.  To minimize context switches,
>> that
>> should be 3014 ((1500 MRU + 2 FCS + 4 header) * 2 escapes + 2 flags).
>> 
>> Even in the old days, when memory was tight, context switches and
>> interrupt
>> time were more expensive, too.  PPP is supposed to scale to OC-192.
> 
> Actually I'd like to see ->obuf allocated externally and then
> make it simply PAGE_SIZE.
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