On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > Basically any copy <= 4 cache lines is "free" compared to trying to be
> > > clever.
> > We're obviously interested in larger packets than 128 bytes.
> Take a look at some common traffic. Yes, even in servers.
> Small packets are not unlikely.
if you want some examples of this look at mail servers: SMTP, POP, and
IMAP are all "chatty" and involve a high fraction of tiny messages. DNS
probably fits the bill too.
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