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Re: High TLB shootdown I interrupts with wm gigabit NIC?
On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 06:42:30PM +0100, Mark Cullen wrote:
> (markie@homeserver:ttyp0)-(~)$ uname -a
> NetBSD homeserver.bone.servebeer.com 4.0_STABLE NetBSD 4.0_STABLE
> (HOMESERVER.MP) #2: Sat Jul 12 14:54:54 BST 2008
NetBSD 4.0's kernel doesn't have very scalable SMP support. The high
number of TLB shootdowns is probably a side effect of that.
The good news is that SMP scalability has been improved a lot in
NetBSD-current, mostly because of Andy Doran's work.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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