Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 0/4] net: low latency Ethernet device polling

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Tue May 21 2013 - 14:15:28 EST

On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 15:29 +0300, Eliezer Tamir wrote:
> Many of the questions you asked are covered in our RFC cover letter, but
> I will touch them briefly
> On 21/05/2013 15:06, Alex Rosenbaum wrote:
> > 1. It seem this patch does not cover epoll/select and such IO muxing APIs?
> We are thinking about how to implement epoll support as one of the next
> steps.
> What benchmarks are you using to test poll/select/epoll?

I raised this issue back at Plumbers and I thought Jesse said poll() was
covered. It's likely to be a bit of a toy without that. Also, UDP?

Solarflare uses a wide range of benchmarks. Of the publicly available
applications, I believe Ixia Chariot uses (or can use) epoll.


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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