Re: SV: Set hashtable size in ip_vs.h?

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Subject: Re: SV: Set hashtable size in ip_vs.h?
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 21:42:06 +0900
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 07:32:40AM -0500, Joseph Mack wrote:
> Horms wrote:
> > To be honest. You are probably going to see a bigger difference
> > by compiling a non-SMP kernel and eliminating spin locks
> > than you will twiddling the hash-table bits.
> Are you saying that you expect SMP to slow down LVS under some circumstances?

Yes. I believe that by having an SMP kernel then the overhead
of spinlocks is not insignifgant under high load.

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