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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 15:59:54 -0800
From:   Ben Greear <>
To:     netdev <>,
Subject: Re: net: tso: add UDP segmentation support: adds regression for ax200

On 12/16/20 3:09 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> Hello Eric,
> The patch below evidently causes TCP throughput to be about 50Mbps instead of 700Mbps
> when using ax200 to upload tcp traffic.
> When I disable TSO, performance goes back up to around 700Mbps.

As a followup, when I revert the patch, upload speed goes to ~900Mbps,
so even better than just disabling TSO (I left TSO enabled after reverting the patch).


> I recall ~5 years ago we had similar TCP related performance issues with ath10k.
> I vaguely recall that there might be some driver-level socket pacing tuning value, but I cannot
> find the right thing to search for.  Is this really a thing?  If so, maybe it will
> be a way to resolve this issue?
> See this more thorough bug report:
> Patch description:
> net: tso: add UDP segmentation support
> Note that like TCP, we do not support additional encapsulations,
> and that checksums must be offloaded to the NIC.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
> Thanks,
> Ben

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