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authorBenjamin Poirier <benjamin.poirier@gmail.com>2011-10-04 04:00:30 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2011-10-06 15:58:24 -0400
commit186c6bbced722cfeff041d2a1264c95f5d042050 (patch)
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parentb64b73d7d0c480f75684519c6134e79d50c1b341 (diff)
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net: fix typos in Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
The second hunk fixes rps_sock_flow_table but has to re-wrap the paragraph. Signed-off-by: Benjamin Poirier <benjamin.poirier@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/scaling.txt10
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
index 8ce7c30e723..fe67b5c79f0 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ applying a filter to each packet that assigns it to one of a small number
of logical flows. Packets for each flow are steered to a separate receive
queue, which in turn can be processed by separate CPUs. This mechanism is
generally known as “Receive-side Scaling” (RSS). The goal of RSS and
-the other scaling techniques to increase performance uniformly.
+the other scaling techniques is to increase performance uniformly.
Multi-queue distribution can also be used for traffic prioritization, but
that is not the focus of these techniques.
@@ -186,10 +186,10 @@ are steered using plain RPS. Multiple table entries may point to the
same CPU. Indeed, with many flows and few CPUs, it is very likely that
a single application thread handles flows with many different flow hashes.
-rps_sock_table is a global flow table that contains the *desired* CPU for
-flows: the CPU that is currently processing the flow in userspace. Each
-table value is a CPU index that is updated during calls to recvmsg and
-sendmsg (specifically, inet_recvmsg(), inet_sendmsg(), inet_sendpage()
+rps_sock_flow_table is a global flow table that contains the *desired* CPU
+for flows: the CPU that is currently processing the flow in userspace.
+Each table value is a CPU index that is updated during calls to recvmsg
+and sendmsg (specifically, inet_recvmsg(), inet_sendmsg(), inet_sendpage()
and tcp_splice_read()).
When the scheduler moves a thread to a new CPU while it has outstanding