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Re: status of bpf_mtap()/bpf_mtap_softint() ?

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 08:56:10AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > thanks.
> > For CAN this is quite a bit of overhead. CAN controllers usually don't do
> > DMA and can handle only one packet at a time. This means one extra softint
> > per received packet, and eventually one extra softint per transmitted packet.
> Is it possible to coalesce -- accumulate packets until a given count, or
> enough time passes, and then schedule the softint?

I guess this then requires a callout. It may be more overhead than
always scheduling the softint.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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