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Date:	Fri, 4 May 2012 08:31:32 -0700
From:	Tom Herbert <therbert@...gle.com>
To:	Deng-Cheng Zhu <dczhu@...s.com>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org, eric.dumazet@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] RPS: Sparse connection optimizations - v2

> I think the mechanisms of rps_dev_flow_table and cpu_flow (in this
> patch) are different: The former works along with rps_sock_flow_table
> whose CPU info is based on recvmsg by the application. But for the tests
> like what I did, there's no application involved.
>
While rps_sock_flow_table is currently only managed by recvmsg, it
still is the general mechanism that maps flows to CPUs for steering.
There should be nothing preventing you from populating and managing
entries in other ways.

Tom

>
> Deng-Cheng
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