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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 0/3] support changing steering policies in tuntap

On 2017年09月28日 13:02, Tom Herbert wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 4:25 PM, Willem de Bruijn
> <> wrote:
>>>> In the future, both simple and sophisticated policy like RSS or other guest
>>>> driven steering policies could be done on top.
>>> IMHO there should be a more practical example before adding all this
>>> indirection. And it would be nice to understand why this queue selection
>>> needs to be tun specific.
>> I was thinking the same and this reminds me of the various strategies
>> implemented in packet fanout. tun_cpu_select_queue is analogous to
>> fanout_demux_cpu though it is tun-specific in that it requires tun->numqueues.
>> Fanout accrued various strategies until it gained an eBPF variant. Just
>> supporting BPF is probably sufficient here, too.
> +1, in addition to packet fanout, we have SO_REUSEPORT with BPF, RPS,
> RFS, etc. It would be nice if existing packet steering mechanisms
> could be leveraged for tun.

This could be done by using the API introduced in this series, I can try
this in V2.


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