Re: [Fwd: zero-copy TCP]

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 17:16:14 EST

> > I'd love to see a netware box sustain 110MB/sec (MB as in mega byte)
> > memory to memory in two TCP streams between dual 400MHz P2 boxes.
> What the hell does a NUMA interconnect have to do with networking. Who
> would be braindead enough to waste processing cycles passing Network
> data over a NUMA fabric anyway. There's a lot more efficient ways to

I have bad news for you Jeff. Thats not a NUMA fabric. Thats GigE. Thats what
people plug larger than office sized servers into nowdays. Current NUMA fabrics
are a good factor of 10 faster still.


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