Re: [Fwd: zero-copy TCP]

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 17:23:52 EST

>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff V Merkey <> writes:

Jeff> Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> 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.

Jeff> What the hell does a NUMA interconnect have to do with
Jeff> networking. Who would be braindead enough to waste processing
Jeff> cycles passing Network data over a NUMA fabric anyway. There's
Jeff> a lot more efficient ways to connect to boxes with NUMA than
Jeff> using a TCPIP stack on a NUMA interconnect.

NUMA? whats NUMA got to do with this? I am talking Gigabit Ethernet
with Jumbo frames on standard commodity hardware between two standard
440BX based PCs.

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