Efficient handling of RTP frames?

Eugene Surovegin ebs at ebshome.net
Tue May 11 08:22:36 EST 2004

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 10:58:08PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> We (my company) are looking into a solution for transporting a high amount
> of RTP packets across a single CPU. A 82xx, presumeably a 8270.
> With high amount of RTP packets we are talking about 10 to 20.000 packets
> per second with a payload size of ~64 bytes each (on top of UDP header).

Hmm, I'm a little surprised by this number - 64 bytes. Most common is 20ms
RTP payload and for and ordinary voice traffic it yields 160 byte payload, but
probably your application is somewhat special :).

For high packet rates you might be interested in NAPI enabled network driver.


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