Re: (RFC): SKB Initialization

From: Mala Anand (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 13:07:09 EST

>On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 11:59:44AM -0500, Mala Anand wrote:
>> The patch reduces the numer of cylces by 25%

>The data you are reporting is flawed: where are the average cycle
>times spent in __kfree_skb with the patch?

I measured the cycles for only the initialization code in alloc_skb
and __kfree_skb. Since the init code is removed from __kfree_skb,
no cycles are spent there.


   Mala Anand
   IBM Linux Technology Center - Kernel Performance
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