On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 15:08, Martin Josefsson wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 14:29, jamal wrote:
> > If i was to use instinct i would say
> > the last two items you list are probably the things you may want to chase.
> Here's two small patches.
> The first is a small patch to avoid updating the per-connection timer
> for every packet. With this patch you get one update per second per
> connection. Things are complicated by the fact that connections can
> change timeouts. This patch isn't verified for correctness, YMMV.
> (the pptp helper needs updating to work in combination with this patch)
> The second patch changes the hashtable lookup slightly so we don't hash
> the tuple each iteration, once is enough.
> I don't have any numbers for these patches and I can't find the url to
> the tests one of the netfilter-devel people has done.
These may be the patches I did some very basic testing (and readprofile
I don't have a lot to add to the discussion except that I can make time
to test patches/ideas provided someone tells me *how* to test, what to
look for, etc. For instance, a lot of the current numbers on that page
with the varying mtu sizes are, in retrospect, basically stupid tests
that don't reveal a lot of new stuff :-/.