High software interrupts on VyOS router


My VyOS router is forwarding about 1M pkt/s, ~6-7 Gbps of traffic. I’ve noticed that my software interrupts are more frequent. The router is running on bare metal.
CPU: 2x Intel E5-2680 v4
NIC:2x Intel 82599ES SFP

Conntrack kernel module is loaded on the system, worth trying unloading the module.

Link to the VyOS Slack channel thread. Slack

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