lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:37:19 -0400
From:	Dave Jones <davej@...hat.com>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	j.w.r.degoede@....nl
Subject: cat /proc/net/tcp takes 0.5 seconds on x86_64

Just had this bug reported against our development tree..

	Dave

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 11:49:31AM -0400, bugzilla@...hat.com wrote:
 > Please do not reply directly to this email. All additional
 > comments should be made in the comments box of this bug.
 > 
 > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=459782
 > 
 > Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede@....nl> changed:
 > 
 >            What    |Removed                     |Added
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 >                  CC|                            |j.w.r.degoede@....nl
 >           Component|gkrellm                     |kernel
 >          AssignedTo|j.w.r.degoede@....nl        |kernel-maint@...hat.com
 >             Summary|gkrellmd consumes about 75% |cat /proc/net/tcp takes 0.5
 >                    |cpu time                    |seconds on x86_64, 0.5
 >                    |                            |seconds !!
 > 
 > --- Comment #2 from Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede@....nl>  2008-08-26 11:49:30 EDT ---
 > Thanks for reporting this some stracing of gkrellmd has found that reading from
 > /proc/net/tcp and reading from /proc/net/tcp6 is the culprit, try this on your
 > x86_64 machine to confirm:
 > 
 > "time cat /proc/net/tcp"
 > 
 > To give you an idea on my rawhide x86_64 machine:
 > [hans@...alhost devel]$ time cat /proc/net/tcp
 > <snip>
 > real    0m0.520s
 > user    0m0.000s
 > sys     0m0.446s
 > 
 > Thats amazingly slow, esp as I only have 8 tcp connections open.
 > 
 > Some maybe usefull info: top reports a very high load (50%) from soft IRQ's.
 > 
 > Anyways changing this to a kernel bug.

-- 
http://www.codemonkey.org.uk
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists