[quagga-dev 10882] Re: Vyatta & quagga - VyOS direction

Alexis Rosen quagga-users at alexis.users.panix.com
Wed Oct 30 21:02:38 GMT 2013


On Oct 30, 2013, at 2:39 PM, Oleg A. Arkhangelsky <sysoleg at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 30.10.2013, 21:12, "Daniil Baturin" <daniil at baturin.org>:
>> Cavium has hardware IP offload, so I don't think we really can compare
>> that directly to x86.
> 
> Yes, the magic is behind cvm_ipfwd_rx_hook and cvm_ipfwd_tx_hook
> symbols which is exported from proprietary ip-offload module by Cavium.

Wait... are you claiming that the performance they're getting is purely due to hardware, and not software like netmap (http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/netmap/)?

/a



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