On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> lvs seems not very SMP friendly and a bit complex.
> I would use an iptables setup and a slighly modified REDIRECT target
> (and/or a nf_nat_setup_info() change)
> Say you have 8 daemons listening on different ports (1000 to 1007)
> iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 1234 -j REDIRECT --rxhash-dist
> --to-port 1000-1007
> rxhash would be provided by RPS on recent kernels or locally computed if
> not already provided by core network (or old kernel)
> This rule would be triggered only at connection establishment.
> conntracking take care of following packets and is SMP friendly.
I think maybe REDIRECT is enough. If the public port is one of the
real ports, you need to append "random" option to iptables target
REDIRECT. If not, "REDIRECT --to-ports 1000-1007" is good enough, and
the destination port will be selected in the round-robin manner.
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