Re: [Fwd: zero-copy TCP]

From: Jeff V. Merkey (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 17:29:33 EST

He said memory to memory transfers.


Alan Cox 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.
> >
> > 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.
> Alan
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