[OpenWrt-Devel] Introducing "fastpath" - Kernel module for speeding up IP forwarding

Roman Yeryomin leroi.lists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 10:40:59 EST 2014

On 22 December 2014 at 16:06, Tomer Eliyahu <tomereliyahu1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Our team has been working on a project named "fastpath" for speeding
> up IP forwarding in embedded systems.
> The initial version (fastpath v1) has already been successfully
> deployed in our latest pxa1801 (cellular modem) based products.
> We are in the final stages of fastpath v2 development, which is
> completely hardware independent and requires minimal changes in the
> generic networking code (the project consists of a kernel module and a
> single kernel patch); despite being hardware independent, fastpath v2
> already achieved the same level of performance (as fastpath v1) and
> even increased stability.

Did I read it right - it relies on hw (to offload the cpu) but is hw
Does it mean you support Octeon or Realtek fastpath hw too?

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