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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] Convert the UDP hash lock to RCU
Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 06:08:09PM -0500, Corey Minyard (minyard@acm.org) wrote:
>> Would using SLAB_DESTROY_BY_RCU be ok, or would that be too expensive?
>
> I tested skb destruction via RCU path, and got 2.5 times worse numbers
> with small-packets-bulk-transfer workload.

Was this with regular RCU freeing? This will cool down the cacheline before
frees. You need SLAB_DESTROY_BY_RCU to keep the objects cache hot.




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