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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/4] Virtio uses DMA API for all devices
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On Fri, 2018-08-03 at 22:08 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > > Please go through these patches and review whether this approach broadly
> > > > makes sense. I will appreciate suggestions, inputs, comments regarding
> > > > the patches or the approach in general. Thank you.
> > >
> > > Jason did some work on profiling this. Unfortunately he reports
> > > about 4% extra overhead from this switch on x86 with no vIOMMU.
> >
> > The test is rather simple, just run pktgen (pktgen_sample01_simple.sh) in
> > guest and measure PPS on tap on host.
> >
> > Thanks
>
> Could you supply host configuration involved please?

I wonder how much of that could be caused by Spectre mitigations
blowing up indirect function calls...

Cheers,
Ben.


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