Re: Linux 2.4.1 network (socket) performance

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 06:59:14 EST

> I'm still talking with Alexey about how to fix this, I might just
> prefer killing this fallback mechanism of skb_alloc_send_skb then
> make AF_UNIX act just like everyone else.
> This was always just a performance hack, and one which makes less
> and less sense as time goes on.

When I first did the hack it was worth about 20% performance, but at the time
the fallback allocation and initial allocations didnt eat into pools in a
problematic way

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