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Date:	Tue, 3 Sep 2013 14:50:16 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Joakim Tjernlund <>
CC:	<>
Subject: Re: VLAN HW accel, performance advantage?

On Tue, 2013-09-03 at 11:05 +0200, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> I am considering impl. VLAN HW acceleration in Freescales ucc_geth driver 
> to improve
> performance, primarily for bridged interfaces.
>  I am hoping the community has some insights as to what performance gains 
> one
> could expect?

At the moment you need to do VLAN RX offload (or fake it in software) to
take advantage of GRO for VLAN-encapsulated packets.  Other than that, I
don't think it makes a lot of difference in most situations.


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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