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authorScott Ullrich <>2009-06-09 22:38:19 -0400
committerScott Ullrich <>2009-06-09 22:38:49 -0400
commit4ebd717767e1d898d021a73b4aa354e6538fefdf (patch)
parent59c0a6708edb6fe6d0c23c0ed21265af579ad5bd (diff)
Add L2 L3 Cache lookup by default.
- Import infrastructure for caching flows as a means of accelerating L3 and L2 lookups as well as providing stateful load balancing when used with RADIX_MPATH. - Currently compiled in to i386 and amd64 but disabled by default, it can be enabled at runtime with 'sysctl net.inet.flowtable.enable=1'. - Embedded users can remove it entirely from the kernel by adding 'nooption FLOWTABLE' to their kernel config files. - A minimal hookup will be added to ip_output in a subsequent commit. I would like to see more review before bringing in changes that require more churn.
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/conf.default/config.xml b/conf.default/config.xml
index b9e89ab..6895aa7 100644
--- a/conf.default/config.xml
+++ b/conf.default/config.xml
@@ -134,7 +134,12 @@
<desc>TCP Offload Engine - BCE</desc>
- </item>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <desc>Enable accelerating of L3 and L2 lookups</desc>
+ <tunable>net.inet.flowtable.enable</tunable>
+ <value>1</value>
+ </item>
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