fedora 14 kernel performance with ip forwarding workload

Eric Dumazet eric.dumazet at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 21:11:09 UTC 2011

Le mercredi 06 avril 2011 à 14:08 -0700, Brandeburg, Jesse a écrit :
> Thanks for the replies, 
> Yes indeed, I bet that conntrack was the item that caused the grief I saw.  
> In fact turning off CONFIG_NETFILTER disables conntrack and solved my 
> problem. :-)
> Now the question is how to get the netfiltery/conntracky goodness without 
> impacting those who want to go fast, maybe without a helmet.

Thats pretty simple, just load netfilter modules if necessary.

If not loaded, cost is pretty small, being predicted branches.

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