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

Tomer Eliyahu tomereliyahu1 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 10:02:21 EST 2014


Our request for uploading the sources is pending approval from
Marvell's legal department.

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On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de> wrote:
> On 12/22/2014 05:43 PM, Ram Marzin wrote:
>>> Did I read it right - it relies on hw (to offload the cpu) but is hw independent?
>>> Does it mean you support Octeon or Realtek fastpath hw too?
>> No, it does not rely on hardware, it is a pure SW solution.
>> - Ram
> Would it be possible to add some hardware support to it? Many network
> SoCs do have some hardware network engine which supports NAT and some
> similar easy stuff in hardware. This would be a second step after the
> normal fastpath stuff would be integrated in OpenWrt and working. It
> would be very helpful to have some generic layer to control some
> hardware network support engine.
> Hauke
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