[Bridge] Lowering CPU utilisation

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at linux-foundation.org
Tue Nov 6 14:18:31 PST 2007


On Wed, 7 Nov 2007 08:51:41 +1100
"Leigh Sharpe" <lsharpe at pacificwireless.com.au> wrote:

> I'm using e1000 cards.
> According to oprofile, around 50% of the time is spent in the e1000
> driver. 
> Given that my load average is still under 0.5, I suspect I've got plenty
> of room for the driver to handle more traffic before I need to worry too
> much.
>  
>
Did you remember to configure NAPI for the e1000 driver (it is optional).

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Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>


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