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Old 04-20-2009, 02:42 AM   #1
doctor.sniff
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Wink NAPI netif_rx


Hi;
I searched about linux networking kernel, and studied an ebook about this topic.
Now, i want to add multiple cpu support to NAPI (netif_rx()).

in other hand, i wana use linux as router, and want to route any network packet to multi (4) cpu, same as this:

packet0 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu0
packet1 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu1
packet2 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu2
packet3 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu3
---------------------------------
packet4 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu0
packet5 ----> netif_rx ----> cpu1
...

Please help me to edit any file.
thanks.
 
Old 04-21-2009, 12:27 AM   #2
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I found netif_rx() and X_intrrupt() functions in net/core/dev.c file,
and now my question is,

How write these functions to be multi cpu support in napi?
 
  


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