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Re: [PATCH] TSO Reloaded

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] TSO Reloaded
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 19:28:29 -0700 (PDT)
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From: John Heffner <jheffner@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 22:26:09 -0400

> Though it may be moot by now, I just ran some tests of my own with this 
> patch.  This was on a dual 2.4 GHz Xeon booted with a UP kernel, 
> running iperf over an e1000 at a 1500 byte MTU.  I measured idle CPU by 
> running a process which sits in a gettimeofday() loop.  Numbers are CPU 
> utilization, all turned out +/- 1%.
> No TSO:  86.6%
> Old TSO: 61.0%
> New TSO: 88.5%

Yeah, TSO Reloaded really stinks. :-)

Try the "Super TSO" patch I just posted instead.

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