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Date:	Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:50:45 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	Tom Herbert <tom@...bertland.com>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
	Tobias Klauser <tklauser@...tanz.ch>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/4] tcp: better smp listener behavior

On Thu, 2015-10-08 at 20:42 -0700, Tom Herbert wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 8:37 AM, Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com> wrote:
> > As promised in last patch series, we implement a better SO_REUSEPORT
> > strategy, based on cpu affinities if selected by the application.
> >
> > We also moved sk_refcnt out of the cache line containing the lookup
> > keys, as it was considerably slowing down smp operations because
> > of false sharing. This was simpler than converting listen sockets
> > to conventional RCU (to avoid sk_refcnt dirtying)
> >
> > Could process 6.0 Mpps SYN instead of 4.2 Mpps on my test server.
> >
> Is this IPv4, IPv6, or some combination of the two ? :-)

IPv4 only (mostly because I was using trafgen and its csumtcp() only
deals with IPv4 and I am lazy)

I guess IPv6 one might hit some issues before reaching TCP stack, I do
not see anything performance related in TCP itself.



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